Tick-Bourne Diseases

August 6, 2020

The prevalence of diseases transmitted by tick bite have increased in recent years, within the UK. And it is now recognised that there are 3… Read more

Sepsis – Teaching

August 2, 2020

A quick but more in-depth than just red-flags and buffalo, sepsis teaching. Covering the pathophysiology and treatment of sepsis we will follow it up with a… Read more

Protected: CRH Safety Checklist

July 25, 2020

ECG placement & mis-LEADing ECG’s

July 24, 2020

V1: 4th intercostal space (ICS), RIGHT margin of the sternum V2: 4th ICS along the LEFT margin of the sternum V4: 5th ICS, mid-clavicular line… Read more

Covid-19 [Hyperglycaemia]

July 17, 2020

Both COVID-19 infection and treatment with dexamethasone impair glycemic control. So its important to monitor blood sugars and consider DKA & HHS in COVID-19 patients.… Read more

Trust Dalteparin dosing

July 12, 2020

Trust Guidance varies slightly from BNF for those patients over 100kg Non-Pregnant PE/DVT treatment CrCl Calculator – HERE CrCl <20ml/min contact haematologist Pregnant PE/DVT treatment… Read more

AF – teaching

June 19, 2020

Since we need to keep socially distanced, teaching may need to be a bit different. so this is our first effort to provide you with… Read more

Covid-19 (dexamethasone)

June 16, 2020

You may have seen in the news early results from the RECOVERY trial. In Covid-19 patients requiring either Oxygen or Intubation, dexamethasone has been shown… Read more