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Sepsis

Here is the SCGH ED Suspected Sepsis Triage Screening Tool NOTE: A senior emergency doctor is contacted directly by the nursing staff (usually from triage) when a patient meeting the appropriate criteria are identified. Triage Screening Tool: Other Resources: Here are…

CME: IV Fluid Choice: an ICU Perspective

SCGHED Education HOT 340
Here is Vincent’s talk on IV fluid therapy. Fluids in Sepsis: Here is a link to the full 2012 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidleines and below are their recommendations regarding fluid therapy: G. Fluid Therapy of Severe Sepsis 1. Crystalloids as the…

CME 20/02/14 – Ionotrope and vasopressor use in the ED

Here is Ros’ talk. Some other interesting links: EMCrit Podcast 107 – Peripheral Vasopressor Infusions and Extravasation EMCrit Podcast 6 – Push-Dose Pressors A great summary of the actions of various vasoactive agents from Critical Care Compendium in LITFL John Myburg’s talk “CATECHOLAMINES, RESUSCITATION AND RESURRECTION”…

Code Sepsis protocol has arrived!

Here is Kane’s update on Sepsis Mx at SCGH ED that will start on Monday 25/11/2013 NOTE: An amendment to this protocol is that you DO NOT CALL 55 to activate this process. However, a senior emergency doctor is contacted…

CME 21/11/13: Code Sepsis

Here is Kane’s update on Sepsis Mx at SCGH ED that will start on Monday 25/11/2013 Here is the Triage Screening Tool Here is the Code Sepsis Pathway For those interested, here is some slightly controversial stuff on fluid management in…