Category Archives: Ward Round Update

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia

Following the ward round on the 26th of April 2018, here is some reading on the management of acute eosinophilic pneumonia. De Giacomi, F. et al. (2018) Acute eosinophilic pneumonia. Causes, diagnosis, and management American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care … Continue reading

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Using NSAIDs in critically ill trauma patients

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around the use of NSAIDs in critically ill trauma patients. Abdul-Hadi et al (2009) Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Orthopaedics The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 91A(8) Full Text … Continue reading

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around disseminated intravascular coagulation. BMJ Best Practice (2017) Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. Full text Dynamed Plus (2018) Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. Full text Wada et al (2014) Diagnosis and treatment of … Continue reading

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Prognostication of Traumatic Brain Injury

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around prognostication of traumatic brain injury. Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM); Intensive Care Society (ICS); Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care Society of Great Britain and Ireland (NACCS); Royal College of … Continue reading

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Alcohol related cardiomyopathy

Following the ward round on the 11th April 2018, here is some reading around alcohol related cardiomyopathy. Guzzo-Merello et al (2015) Natural History and Prognostic Factors in Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy. JACC: Heart Failure 3 (1), January 2015 Full Text Guillo et al  … Continue reading

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Vasculitis in ICU

Following the ward round on 11th April 2018, this topic was updated to include an overview from BMJ Best Practice. The topic was originally created following the ward round on Tuesday 16th May 2017. BMJ Best Practice (2018) Systemic vasculitis Full … Continue reading

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Testing for brain stem death

Following the ward round on the 15th of March 2018, here is some reading around confirming brain stem death. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (2008) A code of practice for the diagnosis and confirmation of death London: Academy of Medical Royal … Continue reading

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