Antibiotics Guides

March 31, 2018

Sepsis – Click Here Site Specific – Click Here >75yrs old use Taxocin instead of Co-amoxiclav (Guides to be updated soon) Paediatric – Click Here… Read more

Gentamicin – Prescribing on EPR

July 10, 2018

Do NOT use this regime for: Pregnant women Children under 16 years Urology surgery prophylaxis patients ANY patient who has ascites, limb amputation, cystic fibrosis,… Read more

Meningitis – Adults

December 16, 2017

This advice is based on Becky’s CTR, as well as NICE and the joint consensus statement. Keep your suspicions high – early signs it may not be… Read more

Monkeypox

September 18, 2018

Wear Gloves & Wash Your Hands!!! In September 2018 there have been 2 cases of Monkey pox in the UK (Hence the PHE advice) Monkeypox… Read more

Notifiable Diseases

May 10, 2019

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… Read more

OPAT-Cellulitis

May 12, 2018

Often patients with cellulitis, need more than oral antibiotic management. However, they are not so sick to require hospital admission. OPAT allows suitable patients to… Read more

Pneumonia – Paeds

December 24, 2017

CAP is far less common than URTI’s, however, it needs to be considered within your differentials. Depending on severity there is a guide to investigation… Read more

Rabies [notifiable disease]

July 17, 2018

Recent Incident: Bat contact was not recognized (effectively touching a bat without gloves means treatment is recommended) Rabies is an acute viral encephalomyelitis caused by members of… Read more

RCEM CPD 2019 Day 2

April 3, 2019

NEUROLOGY #RCEMcpd  @RCEMevents Advances in Acute Stroke Intervention  Dr Ian Rennie Acute Stroke Thrombolysis only recannulates approximately 10% of large vessels. MR CLEAN trial reduced… 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

SEPSIS

November 23, 2018

Our video maybe light hearted but… SEPSIS is a Killer (1:4 Die)  and time matters Recognise, Resuscitate, Review  Read more

Sex, Bites, and Needle Sticks

February 28, 2018

First Aid (ALL) Encourage bleeding Wash with copious amounts of water or saline Don’t Suck Don’t use Caustic agents   Read more

Sore Throat

March 17, 2018

Background Acute sore throats are often caused by a virus, last about a week and get better without antibiotics. withholding antibiotics rarely causes complications. Antibiotic… Read more