ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 1 ‘A young patient with acute abdominal pain’ Lucy is a 32 year old pregnant female. She presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with acute severe abdominal pain after a syncopal episode. She reports radiation of the abdominal pain to the shoulder. On arrival she is seen by you in the ambulance … More ABDOMINAL PAIN CASE 1
COACHED Defibrillation Demonstration The Background – CLICK HERE The Evidence – CLICK HERE Una’s Links https://lifeinthefastlane.com/ccc/defibrillation-pads-paddles https://lifeinthefastlane.com/ccc/defibrillators https://lifeinthefastlane.com/ccc/electrical-storm ILCOR: http://www.ilcor.org/consensus-2015/costr-2015-documents ERC: https://cprguidelines.eu AHA: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/16_suppl_1 ARC https://resus.org.au/guidelines
R@TH 2018 will take place from 17-19 September at the International Convention Centre Sydney, encompassing skills workshops, innovation and invention in delivery, and a jam-packed program bringing you the best and brightest speakers in the resuscitation world. You can browse the website – CLICK HERE You can register here – CLICK HERE At this local … More Recommended – Sydney Resuscitation Conference (17-19 September 2018)
If you participate or organise simulation for medical education you will know it can be stressful (on both sides of the fence)… The notion of ‘Cognitive Load Theory‘ has been popularised by NASA and is now being discussed in the medical education literature. In summary, of relevance to learning, transfer of new knowledge to long-term … More A Seismic Shift in Simulation?
A Classic LP Case The Fictionalised Case (with permission) A 45 year old gentleman presents to the Emergency Department (ED) by car with an on-going severe headache. The headache started 5 days ago. The headaches were precipitated by sneezing whilst bracing a recently injured knee (diagnosed on MRI as a meniscal tear). The patient reported ‘the worst headache … More Lumbar Puncture for a late presentation of Severe Headache