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Management of Post-Arrest Patients Including Prognostication

This module focusses on the emergency department care of patients post-cardiac arrest i.e. after the return of spontaneous circulation.
This session focusses on the emergency department care of patients post-cardiac arrest i.e. after the return of spontaneous circulation.
This month we have a brand new Co-host, Liz Farah. And the topics on discussion are Mortality in older patients boarding overnight in the ED, Hypertension in the ED and Cauda Equina Syndrome, Opioids for back pain & New Online
This month we discuss: 'You may think that the consultants are great, and they know everything, but they don't', And then a systematic review called 'Why is pain management so difficult in the ED.'
We’ve talked a lot in RCEMLearning blogs about how to recognise death in ED and how to break bad news, but we haven’t really focused on how to legally “declare” someone as dead, and complete the relevant paperwork. It is through researching updates to my trust’s policy, together with making sure our international medical graduates were aware of the UK rules, that this blog post was born.
This session covers the pathophysiology of pain, the use of pain assessment tools, typical analgesic agents used in the ED.
This session covers the pathophysiology of pain, the use of pain assessment tools and typical analgesic agents used in the ED.
This learning session explores how to recognise patient trajectories as they approach the end of their lives, as well as the diagnosis of dying.
This session explores how to recognise patient trajectories as they approach the end of their lives, as well as the diagnosis of dying.
This month we discuss IV Paracetamol, Sedation, Highlights from the Thames Valley Cardiac Arrest Symposium & New online material from RCEMLearning.
This month Noel and Stephen discuss paediatric fractures.
Amy and Susie discuss end of life care
All our Current COVID-19 information collated together in one handy iBook alongside amazing content from St Emlyn's and Don't forget the bubbles
Working in the ED probably exposes us to a considerable amount of death and dying. From the unexpected cardiac arrest or trauma patient, through to the expected death of a patient with a terminal prognosis
This month we have COVID Discussion | Debriefing post traumatic event | Talking bout dying in the ED | COVID19 Ventilation
RCEMLearning Coronavirus, COVID19, tips and resources
This months podcast has Belfast 2019 CPD - Leadership | Belfast CPD 2019 End of life care | New in EM: Rethinking IV Size & Location for CTPA | EMEC Jon Carter | Belfast CPD 2019 Top Paeds Papers | Guideline NICE CVA and TIA (part one TIA)
We all work in the Emergency Department because we think there’s going to be lots of “emergencies”
A patient attends majors, with sepsis. You overhear someone saying “they’re palliative care, so we don’t need to do anything
The 2017 RCEM CPD conference was held in central London in April 2017. There was a great selection of speakers and we had the good fortune to capture a few interviews with some of the speakers