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Central line tip position and assessment

The following recent research articles were identified following the ward round on 8th December 2017 to provide some reading around central line tip position and assessment. Galente, O et al. (2017) Single-Operator Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Catheter Insertion Verifies Proper Tip … Continue reading

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Prokinetic use in the ICU

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Thursday 11th May 2017 to provide a general overview of the above. If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact library.rph@lthtr.nhs.uk The … Continue reading

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Management of airway stridor

At the ward round on 9th November 2017 there was a discussion around the management of stridor in adults and in children in an emergency situation. A selection of reading is included below. Khemani, RG. et al (2009) Corticosteroids for … Continue reading

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Diagnosing endocarditis using echocardiography

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on 9th November 2017 to provide some reading around diagnosing endocarditis using echocardiography . Dynamed (2017) Infective endocarditis Full text Sharma, V, Candilio, L & Hausenloy, DJ. (2012) Infective endocarditis: An intensive care … Continue reading

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Non-Invasive Ventilation Postextubation

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on 18th August 2017 to provide some reading around NIV following extubation. If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact library.rph@lthtr.nhs.uk Ferrer et … Continue reading

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PACO2 levels in traumatic brain injury

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on 17th July 2017 to provide some reading around PaCO2 levels in traumatic brain injury. If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact library.rph@lthtr.nhs.uk … Continue reading

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Blood pressure management after intracerebral haemorrhage

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on 17th July 2017 to provide some reading around blood pressure management after intracerebral haemorrhage. If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens or contact library.rph@lthtr.nhs.uk … Continue reading

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