Based at the University Hospitals of Leicester, we serve the educational needs of healthcare practitioners in Acute & Emergency Medicine across the East Midlands, UK
Recognise and accept the responsibilities and role of the doctor in relation to other healthcare professionals. Communicate succinctly and effectively with other professionals as appropriate.
This week we look at decreased conscious levels in children; and how medical staff can maintain performance when they’re not at their physical best.
Learning outcomes of 4 mini-scenarios: anaphylaxis, team-working, crowd control, and suspecting sepsis in children.
How can you help your ED night manager, and in turn, how can they help you?
“Morale: a theme of the moment” (thoughts from the #EDworkforceideas conference)
A 1-year-old is brought in by ambulance after he started fitting at home. Paramedics have given one dose of Diazepam.
SBAR: Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation
A 'Red Call' is made for a 4 month old who has been found unresponsive in his cot at home.
9-month-old child arrives in Resus. He is drowsy with a temperature of 39°C.
You enter the cubicle and the patient is gone... what would you do?
79-year-old man from a nursing home found unresponsive by staff this morning. Off his food yesterday.
Distraught parents, paramedics on the edge, sick neonates, oversized teenage trauma victims…our latest paediatric simulation day had it all!
15-year-old, self-presentation. 1-week history of vomiting and lethargy, feeling worse overnight, receptionist concerned patient looks unwell.
9-month-old unwell & febrile at 39deg , HR 190, peripherally shut down & lethargic.