Tag respiratory

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

SCGHED Guideline 4 340

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…

CME: Pneumothorax Management

SCGHED Education 2 340

Here is Andy’s talk on pneumothorax management. Resources: Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy 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…

SCGH Pulmonary Embolism Advanced Care Pathway

SCGHED Guideline 1 340

This pathway is designed to assist in the identification of patients with submassive and massive pulmonary embolism, and to guide their referral to the appropriate specialty groups (respiratory / cardiothoracic surgery / interventional radiology) for discussion and consideration of more…