A recent review in the BJA on fluid management in burns patients is a trigger to consider some tips for managing the patient having burns debridement. By Dr Andrew Weatherall Why would you do it? Why would you vary your usual practice with a pleasant surgeon(*), predictable procedures and a pleasant theatre environment just built […]
Andrew and Bruce are back, taking a deep-dive into the neck to discuss a procedure that can strike fear into even the most experienced trauma practitioner and one which has created much debate regarding the “best” method (i.e. needle vs knife). (Go to audio) Bruce is the co-author of a seminal paper on this topic: Emergency surgical…
How can you build evidence by combining academic activity with pre-hospital critical care practice. The post How to do Prehospital Research appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
Dr Alan Garner has a blog post in the context of a report just published. A catastrophe during a winching operation highlights the physiological challenges we sometimes add in the work we do. The death of a patient during a winching incident in Victoria in 2013 was distressing for everyone concerned. I was asked by the […]
The main priority of the patients and families who suffer critical illness is recover the state of health, relegating to a second flat in the most of the occasions the emotional welfare, even their own privacy and in many cases, accepting that they can´t choose in their "role" of sick persons. Disease threatens two fundamental pillars of human dignity:…
DSI(delayed sequence intubation) and king ketamine ! https://t.co/VWZ1fIuPif
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Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. A couple of months ago and thanks to Enric Benito, I met Gonzalo Brito after have seen a talk in the last Congress of SECPAL. Gonzalo is from Chile, and he is a clinical psychologist clinical that expanded his training in the Compassion and Altruism Research and Education of the…
When PHARM meets the Farm: Rescue, Resuscitation & Retrieval in the Agrarian Environment — Intensive Care Network
Farmers work long hours, in isolated areas using older machinery. When EMS is called to the scene of an agricultural accident -Expect the worst ( you wont be disappointed). The post When PHARM meets the Farm: Rescue, Resuscitation & Retrieval in the Agrarian Environment appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
Most of us in medicine like the idea that there is a bit of art to what we do. For the paediatric anaesthetist, the induction space is one of the top examples. Andrew Weatherall has a collection of thoughts around distraction at induction time. If you’re the sort of nerd who follows anaesthesia news, you […]
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