Here’s the updated guideline for Anti-coagulant associated ICH in MMUH. It goes live on 3/4/17 Guideline for the Treatment of Anticoagulant-Associated Intracerebral Haemorrhage(ICH) -06 03 17 (1) Guideline for the Treatment of Anticoagulant-Associated Intracerebral Haemorrhage(ICH) Target “Door to Needle Time” … Read More »
Here’s another new initiative to help improve the care of the ED older patient and expedite their hospital journey. This team is mainly aiming at targeting older patients who are being admitted through ED. FITT poster final The goals of … Read More »
A 84 year old lady presents to the ED at 2am via Emergency Ambulance with a complaint of shortness of breath and fever. She had a background of dementia and severe osteoarthritis and was a local nursing home resident. As … Read More »
Audit: Clinical audit is a process of systematically evaluating care against agreed standards. The aim of audit is: To benchmark current performance in EDs against the standards To allow comparison nationally and between peers To identify areas in need of … Read More »
The 4th GEM case discussion is postponed tomorrow until the following week. Sorry for the short notice.
19 Nursing homes (NH) in MMUH catchment are served by one geriatrician and outreach team from MMUH called the Community Medicine for Older Persons outreach service (CMOP). When discharging patients from ED who have been referred from the CMOP catchment … Read More »
A 90-year-old lady presented to the emergency department with a complaint of generalised weakness. The symptoms have been progressive over the past 6 days and today she required assistance to transfer out of her chair. Her weakness is non-focal. She … Read More »
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A 75 year old man presented to the emergency department after a fall from standing. He arrived coherent and had been communicative several hours prior, while awaiting evaluation in the waiting room, the triage nurse noted a rapid change in … Read More »
Following on from Tuesdays PD talks with Brian Magennis here’s the link to the alternative patches for PD patients who will need admission to ED and may have difficulty accessing their timely medications or are unable to take oral meds. … Read More »