Monthly Archives: April 2016

Resident teaching 28.04.2016

Topic: Haematology and O+G 14.00-14.30: Case presentation- Trauma and Transfusion (Dr.Simon Cassidy) 14.30-14.50: Stopping the bleeding (Dr. Jane Senior) 15.00-16.00: Obstetric and Gynaecology (Dr.Preethi Nagubandi, O+G registrar) Pre-reading; Warfarin reversal Massivetransfusiontemplate Website for all Blood transfusion guidelines , a lot of information but a useful resource  

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Resident Teaching 21.04.16

This week’s topic: Trauma/Plastic Surgery Thursday Program: 1400 – 1500: Burns (Dr Johnny Kwei – plastic surgeon) 1500 – 1600: Facial fractures (Dr Johnny Kwei – plastic surgeon) Recommended pre-reading: LITFL – major burns Q&A LITFL – facial fracture Q&A

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Resident Teaching 14.04.16

This weeks topic: Cardiology Thursday’s program: 14.00 – 14.30: Cardiology presentation (Dr Helen Ward) 14.30 – 14.45: ECG interpretation (Dr Claire Allerton) 14.45- 15.00: break 15.00 – 16.00: DC Cardioversion Practical/SIM (Dr Claire Allerton) Please look at these 2 ECG’s

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Cardiac Arrest Sim 2016-04-06

A case of hyperkalaemia resulting in ventricular fibrillation followed by symptomatic bradycardia was simulated. The simulation highlighted some great learning points worth sharing: In cardiac arrest, it is worth having both medical and nursing team leaders, with physicians focusing on diagnosis

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Resident Teaching 07.04.16

This week’s topic: Trauma (continued) Thursdays program: 14.00-1450: Trauma CXR’s and interpretation (Claire Allerton) 15.00-1600: eFAST – practical session (Claire Allerton) Pre-reading: A suggested CXR interpretation mnemonic Please also have a look at Cliff Reid’s eFAST podcast which can be found under

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