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Slide set – HERE Main topics Anatomy Cautery Packing – Don’t force it call for ENT help (septal deviation or spurs) Remember – Elderly patients can have devastating posterior bleeds call ENT early Kindly presented by Mr Habib
RCPCH have released a GREAT series of podcasts on paediatric sepsis. It is from a paediatric slant, but is applicable to the ED and well worth a listen [For Docs and Nurses]
Painful Crisis Severe pain is the most common reason that patients with sickle cell, will attend the ED. The pain can be agonising (and often underestimated by us), we need to act fast to help ease the symptoms
Unfortunately under 1 year olds are at a higher risk of NAI and this needs to be considered in ALL presentations. But remember if the child can’t Crawl/Stand/Cruise/Walk they shouldn’t injure themselves. Rolling is NOT mobility!
Registered Medical Practitioners in England and Wales have a statutory duty to notify Public Health about the following diseases. To facilitate rapid treatment and control of outbreaks. (Links to Wikipedia for illustrative purposes)
One of the most common shoulder injuries, acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocations account for around 9% of shoulder girdle injuries