Calendar of Events
There are so many events for intensive care professionals in the West Midlands and beyond it is hard to keep track of them! We have put together a calendar of events to help. You can look up details of each event or even copy to your calendar. Although we attempt to collate all events we know about, we may miss some so please let us know of you spot something at email@example.com
Older patients with traumatic brain injury present with a higher GCS score than younger patients for a given severity of injury. – PubMed – NCBI www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Emerg Med J. 2016 Jun;33(6):381-5. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2015-205180. Epub 2016 Jan 29.
Ultrasound to Assess Volume Status–Why Bother? www.medscape.com Indulge me and imagine that you are on intensive care unit rounds at an academic hospital. You are discussing a patient who is mechanically ventilated, hypotensive …
Nuggets | Emergency Medicine Podcasts (Web Archive 2019) www.heftemcast.co.uk ED Knowledge Nuggets are an informal educational tool set up by Jo Fellowes, an ACP at HEFT, aimed at all members of the emergency department with a focus …
Which Vasopressor Is Best in Septic Shock? The following article will require that you sign up to the Medscape site to view but it is a very quick registration process with just 6 items to fill in – well worth it… Which Vasopressor Is Best in Septic Shock?. Medscape. Nov…
An interesting study with outcomes in the Abstract: Prevalence and impact of frailty on mortality in elderly ICU patients: a prospective, multicenter, observational study. Intensive Care Med. 2014 May;40(5):674-82. doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3253-4.
Anesthesiology News has an interesting article on a scoring system that can predict which obese patients will present a difficult airway.
Intensive Care Medicine Working Knowledge Top Guidelines contains an number of useful ICM guidelines and algorithms.
Visit Jonathan Downham’s Ventilation blog at the Critical Care Practitioner website for a catalogue of articles on mechanical ventilation.
PINCER – Hot Topics Sept 2016