Directory of External Services

October 30, 2021

Select the area required for further details: Councils Trauma/Abuse Mental Health Sexual Health Housing Money Drugs/Alcohol Read more

Need For Recovery

October 28, 2021

The Need for Recovery (NfR) score is a well validated tool to measure your need for recovery after the physical/mental strains of work. Originally designed… Read more

Hypothermic Arrest [Adult] – European Resus Council Guidance 2021

October 16, 2021

True Hypothermic Arrest is thankfully rare in the UK. However, when it does happen it is resource intense and prolonged. The ERC 2021 guidance has… Read more

Death in ED

October 13, 2021

Do you need to Refer to Coroner?  Question 1: Are there clear grounds for referral to the coroner? (The death is suspicious or unnatural, for example… Read more

#RCEMasc 2021

October 8, 2021

Lots of good stuff again from the virtual #RCEMasc21 –  here are a few of the topics that got me thinking Read more

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