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JMO Teaching 02/09/2020

Today in JMO teaching we talked about the management of acute heart failure in the ED, specifically the management of acute pulmonary oedema or “SCAPE” (Sympathetic Crashing Acute Pulmonary Edema). I have attached the clinical vignette, tutorial notes and some

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In-Situ Sim: 16th June 2020

She is unresponsive, hypotensive and tachycardic with a broad, erratic rhythm on the monitor. She subsequently suffers a generalised seizure, following which she becomes apnoeic and arrests into pulseless VT. You commence ALS, successfully resuscitate her with sodium bicarb and

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JMO teaching 19th May 2020

Today Brigitte the palliative care CNC came to talk to us about palliative care services and referral processes in our area, and provide some resources to assist us with having end-of-life conversations and prescribing in palliative care. Main learning points

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In-Situ Sim: 19th May 2020

“A 24 year old Man was brought into ED by ambulance after being found unresponsive at home by his Girlfriend. He had been out with mates the night before and returned in the early morning intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine.

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Ultrasound Case 6

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Ultrasound Case 5

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Ultrasound Case 4

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Ultrasound Case 3

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Why cricoid pressure doesn’t work (probably)

by Josh Holden FACEM CCPU Ever wondered why we don’t use cricoid pressure in ED? After all, compressing the oesophagus between the larynx and C5 vertebral body should stop any breakfast from coming up the wrong way quite nicely? Check

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