Tachycardia

September 15, 2021

Background Cardiac arrhythmias are relatively common presentations to ED. There are many causes, some more sinister than others. If your patient is not acutely unwell… Read more

Bradycardia

September 15, 2021

Causes Cardiac: Heart Block, Myocardial infarction, Myocarditis Metabolic: Hypothermia, Hyperkalaemia, Hypokalaemia, Hypothyroid, Hypoxia Toxin: digoxin, B-blocker Treatment For ALL conditions leading to bradycardia treating the… Read more

#Limb Injury – Trust Treatment and Follow-Up

September 14, 2021

Select the appropriate body area for guidance table No Spinal injuries, back pain, Cauda Equina, foot drop etc to be referred to VFC Shoulder Elbow… Read more

Infant Feed Volumes – what is expected?

September 10, 2021

As you know part of assesses sing an infant is asking about how well it is feeding, especially in Bronchiolitis. However, our paediatric colleagues have… Read more

Paeds Post-ROSC guide

September 8, 2021

The Yorkshire & Humber Paediatric Critical Care ODN, has released some useful guidance about the Post-ROSC phase of care Download PDF – HERE   Read more

Sexual Health Referrals

August 21, 2021

Appropriate Conditions for GUM Genital ulcers Urethral discharge Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Testicular pain Genital warts Vaginal discharge Emergency/ongoing Contraception HIV risk concerns Possible syphilis… Read more

Frailty SDEC Criteria

August 21, 2021

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Acute Cystitis and Pyelonephritis Pathway

August 11, 2021

A joint Medical-Urology pathway has been agreed for Pyelonephritis Remember- Imaging in ED is only required if ED suspects: Ureteric Obstruction – Renal colic symptoms/Hx… Read more