Anti-D immunoglobulin

April 3, 2018

Rhesus (Rh)-D negative women, pregnant with Rh-D positive foetus are at risk of developing antibodies against future pregnancies if/when they suffer a sensitising event. (Remember,… Read more

Early Pregnancy Bleed <16/40

March 21, 2018

Bleeding in early pregnancy is a relatively common problem and in the many cases (esp. with spotting) the pregnancy remains viable. However, bleeding in early… Read more

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

July 26, 2019

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is common and at best an unpleasant experience for the patient, and at worst can be life threatening. It normal… 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

Octaplex – work fast its an EMERGENCY!

December 16, 2017

In recent incidents we have had significant delays in giving OCTAPLEX, So ….. Activate EARLY in head injury patients on warfarin. Order on EPR &… Read more

Pre-Arrival Blood (O-ve)

March 13, 2019

On rare occasions you may receive a pre-alert, where you want blood available for the patient when they arrive (for example in major haemorrhage). This… Read more

Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy

July 19, 2019

Unfortunately the the normal pathway for investigation of PE performs poorly in pregnancy RCOG have the following pathway 1. Investigation – of suspected PE Clinical… Read more

Rape & Sexual Assault

March 6, 2018

Don’t Preform intimate examinations on Sexual assault/Rape patients Unless life-threatening injuries are suspected e.g Haemorrhage. As our examination will inevitably destroy evidence that may aid this patients case… 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