Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

December 22, 2017

Our protocol is initiated by ED and GP’s Do the Wells Score and the D-Dimer – even if the wells score is high risk we… Read more

DVLA – Driving & Medical Conditions

May 8, 2018

For many conditions the patient should be informed to stop driving and inform the DVLA of their condition. It is the patients responsibility to inform the… Read more

High INR

March 17, 2018

Patients sometimes present to ED or are send to ED due to over anticoagulation with warfarin 1. Is there Major/Significant bleeding? Yes Resuscitate (ABCD) Give… Read more

Massive Transfusion Pathway

February 6, 2018

In the case of patient with Massive Haemorrhage weather that be from Trauma, Surgical, O&G, UGIB, you can activate the MTP Remember: Do the Basics… Read more

Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC)

October 3, 2018

This is guide to the investigation of Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC) in Oncology/Haematology patients. You need to be a bit more suspicious and have a… Read more

Octaplex – work fast its an EMERGENCY!

December 16, 2017

In recent incidents we have had significant delays in giving OCTAPLEX. So  we have developed this advice. Activate EARLY in head injury patients on warfarin.… Read more

Sepsis

March 13, 2018

Background Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. Sepsis can lead to… Read more

Transfusion Care Pathway

July 13, 2018

PDF: Transfusion Care Pathway When giving blood products you need to use the transfusion care pathway. Octaplex Blood/Plt’s/FFP It can be found on intranet >… Read more

VTE prophylaxis in Lower Limb Injury

December 16, 2017

Our pathway has recently changed to reduce time  and inconvenience, for both you and our patients. Consider in ALL over 16’s with lower limb immobilisation. Bloods… Read more