The following amendment has been made: For UNSTABLE patients (as per central black box in pathway) ED to contact Gastro Reg 24/7 and make MAU +/- ICU Reg aware of patient. For STABLE patients ED refers to MAU Reg. The MAU Reg (not ED) is to contact Gastro Reg, either after their assessment, after 08:00 the following […]
Here is the “Recommended Standard for Fixation of Central Lines” at SCGH, as developed by the SCGH ICU team after discussion with the relevant clinical units. Click on the image below to see the full document and explanation Here is the associated SCGH ICU Central Line Insertion Guideline developed in late 2015. This includes a link […]
SCGH protocol to assist in the assessment, management and disposition of patients presenting with suspected upper GI bleeding Date implemented – 10/2017 Review date – 11/2021 Author – Ercleve (Note – collaborative ED/Gastro/ICU)
Here is Anu’s talk on the use of ultrasound in assessment of the shocked patient. Resources: EMCrit – The Rush Exam LITFL – Own the Echo! Ultrasound Village – Emergency Echo Review Article: Bedside Ultrasound in Resuscitation and the Rapid Ultrasound in Shock Protocol (2012) Here is a 35min comprehensive video describing the RUSH exam, […]
Here is Gareth’s talk on DKA management and protocol development. This is the draft DKA management summary document developed by Dr Joey Kaye, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, SCGH: For comparison, here is an example DKA management protocol from another local hospital.
Here is a useful flow chart created by Dr Roger Swift, based on the guidelines published by Dr Simon Brown (RPH FACEM) Other Resources: There is more information available from the australasian society of clinical immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) website including patient and health professional advice and online learning modules Date implemented – 01/2013 Review date […]