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    Resuscitation in Hypovolaemic Shock Professional

    Resuscitation in Hypovolaemic Shock, The aim of resuscitation is to correct the hypovolaemia and hypoperfusion of vital organs such as the kidneys before irreversible damage occurs. ...

    Amniotic Fluid Embolism Professional

    If the mother collapses in a well-equipped hospital and receives immediate resuscitation, it is no longer the universally fatal condition of the past. The 2011 confidential enquiry report cal...

    Cardiogenic Shock Professional

    It occurs in 7% of patients with ST-segment elevation MI and 3% with non ST-segment elevation MI. [ 2 ] It is a medical emergency requiring immediate resuscitation. Aetiology Cardiogen...

    Tibial and Fibular Fractures (including Horse Rider's Knee) Professional

    Most heal without any consequences. [ 1 ] Prehospital care Full assessment of associated injuries and immediate resuscitation if necessary. Careful neurovascular assessment in ca...

    Respiratory Failure Professional

    Many patients with chronic respiratory failure can be treated at home, depending on the severity of respiratory failure, underlying cause, comorbidities and social circumstances. Immediate r...

    Congenital Heart Disease in Children Professional

    Closure of the duct soon after birth causes acute, severe cardiovascular collapse requiring immediate cardiovascular resuscitation and prostaglandin infusion. Examples of left-sided ...

    Haemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn Professional

    The baby with severe haemolytic disease requires immediate resuscitation and supportive treatment including temperature stabilisation followed by exchange transfusion.

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis Professional

    Initial management and monitoring Immediate resuscitation as required. Put the patient on SaO 2 monitor, continuous ECG monitor and blood pressure/heart rate monitor.

    Lactic Acidosis Professional

    Emergency management Check airway, breathing and circulation. Immediate resuscitation as indicated. Put the patient on an SaO 2 monitor. Give 100% oxygen.

    Knee Fractures and Dislocations Professional

    Relocation to the patellar groove is often spontaneous as the leg is straightened. [ 1 ] Assessment and investigations Pre-hospital care of knee injuries Full assessment of associated inj...

    Anaphylaxis Conditions

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if the person is unresponsive and not breathing. If you are not medically trained or have not been taught how to to perform CPR with rescue breaths, the ne...

    Pre-hospital Care at Road Accidents Professional

    In another study, 70% in the delayed-resuscitation group survived, compared with 62% who received immediate fluid resuscitation. Duration of hospital stay was shorter for su...

    Trauma Assessment Professional

    Additional considerations to primary survey and resuscitation ECG monitoring : this can guide resuscitation by diagnosing dysrhythmias, ischaemia, cardiac injury, pulseless ele...

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis) Conditions

    However, if the bleeding is severe, full resuscitation and emergency fluid/blood replacement may be required. Other treatments This will depend on the cause.

    Paracetamol Overdose Conditions

    How is paracetamol overdose treated? Immediate management will require resuscitation and stabilisation. If the patient is unstable - such as having low blood pressure - or there i...

    Drowning and Near Drowning Professional

    Reduction of submersions and aspiration when in-water resuscitation is performed is essential. In-water resuscitation by laypersons is exhausting, time-consuming and inefficient. [ 8...

    Status Epilepticus Management Professional

    First-line treatment in the community General protective measures - eg, ensuring the head is protected, releasing any constricting neck wear, moving away from a dangerous position. Resusc...

    Abdominal Trauma Professional

    Initial management Perform a rapid primary survey to identify immediate life-threatening problems. Resuscitation as required. Further management Laparotomy may...

    Hyposensitisation Professional

    Hypersensitivity to wasp and bee venoms - asthmatics not excluded as the reaction to sting is potentially life-threatening, whereas hyposensitisation under controlled conditions would include ready ac...

    Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Professional

    The aim of surgery in an unstable patient is to secure surgical proximal aortic control without disturbing any tamponade effect provided by extra-aortic structures or haematoma. Resuscitation...

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