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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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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.

    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.

    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...

    Paracetamol Poisoning 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...

    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.

    Insect Bites and Stings Conditions

    Some people require a fluid 'drip' and other intensive resuscitation. If there is a localised allergic reaction (swelling around the site of the sting) then: Take an an...

    Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) Conditions

    If they stop responding at any point, you may need to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). See separate leaflet called Dealing with an Adult who is Unresponsive . Aspirin and...

    Dealing with an Adult who is Unresponsive Conditions

    If they stop breathing at any point, call 999 or 112 straightaway and get ready to give them CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation - a combination of chest pressure and rescue breaths). ...

    Allergies Conditions

    This can lead to loss of consciousness and to the heart stopping (cardiac arrest). Resuscitation is required. Other symptoms - these can include: A sense of impending doom.

    Dealing with a Child who is Unresponsive Conditions

    If they are not breathing, you need to start CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation - a combination of chest compressions and rescue breaths) straight away. What you need to do If someone i...

    Dealing with Breathing Problems Conditions

    If they're not breathing, start CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation - chest compressions and rescue breaths) to try to release whatever's stuck in there - follow the instructions for t...

    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...

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