Tag respiratory

CME: Intercostal Catheter Insertion

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Here is Dean’s talk on ICC insertion. Resources: SCGH ED Chest Drain Insertion Guideline SCGH ED Policy for the insertion of a chest drain by a trainee in the ED BTS Pleural Disease Guidelines 2010: Management of spontaneous pneumothorax BTS…

CME: Traumatic Pneumothorax

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Here is Fergus’ talk on traumatic pneumothorax management. Resources: BTS Pleural Disease Guidelines 2010: Management of spontaneous pneumothorax BTS Pleural Disease Guidelines 2010: Complete includes information on: investigation of a unilateral pleural effusion in adults management of spontaneous pneumothorax management of malignant…

CME 25/02/16 – Ix of Suspected PE in Pregnancy

Here is Chantelle’s talk on investigation of suspected PE in pregnancy. Resources: “Diagnostic Imaging Pathyways Pulmonary Embolism Pregnancy” Department of Helath WA (DOHWA) October 2013: “An Official American Thoracic Society/Society of Thoracic Radiology Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation of Suspected Pulmonary…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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The flowchart and information on this page is intended to assist in the appropriate assessment and management of patients presenting to the emergency department with acute exacerbations of COPD COPD Flowchart Notes on the guideline – Management of acute exacerbations of…