COVID-19 (Doning/Doffing Video)

March 10, 2020

2 video links to PHE how to Don and Doff your PPE Read more

CPAP Set-Up

November 4, 2020

NIPPV 3 machines are used throughout the trust to deliver NIV and CPAP – and should be commenced in ED if transfer to ward/ICU is adding significant delay

NIV/CPAP  is an Aerosol Generating Proceedure (AGP)

Staff must wear full APG PPE
In Side room with a door
Door Marked with APG sign – HERE

CPAP/EPAP levels of 8-15cmH2O

This video demonstrates how to set up CPAP on the NIPPV 3

 

BTS has released the guidance – HERE  Read more

Humeral Brace – Application

October 6, 2019

Inclusion Criteria – All closed neurovascular intact adult humeral shaft fractures

Exclusion Criteria – Intra-articular fractures of either the proximal or distal humerus, and surgical neck of humerus.

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Thomas Spint – how to apply

February 3, 2019

Invented by a Welshman ‘Hugh Owen Thomas’, the introduction of this simple device in World War 1 went on to reduce the mortality of #femurs from 80% to 16%. The Kit Measuring Tape Thomas splint – Adult or Paediatric (depending on size) Hoop – Sizing guide can be found here… Read more