Decontamination – First Contact

REMOVE – REMOVE – REMOVE Remove Them.. At reception ask them to go outside to designated area and staff will be with them shortly. Inform Nurse in Charge! Remove Clothes.. Use the disrobing card to get the patient to safely remove and bag up clothes. Do your best to maintain privacy. CARD HERE Remove Substance.. …

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0-12yrs WETFLAG

Tips:  If particularly BiIG – go up 1-2 yrs If particularly SMALL – go down 1-2 yr Prepare ET Tubes 0.5mm bigger and smaller Chid’s weight known – specific calculations can be found after tables. Boys 0-14yrs Girls 0-14yrs Calculations Energy (J) [max 150J] =4 x Weight(kg) Fluid Medical (ml) = 20 x Weight(kg) Fluid Trauma …

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Ottawa SAH Rule

Headache is a common presentation to ED and Subarachnoid is the diagnosis we never want to miss. However, working out who needs a scan can be difficult as 50% of patients presenting with a subarachnoid have no neurological deficit. The Ottawa SAH Rule is a validated tool for deciding who needs as CT scan.   …

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