Category Archives: Ward Round Update

Nicotine replacement therapy

There was a discussion at a recent morbidity meeting around the use of nicotine patches in critical care. Here’s the most recent evidence on the use of nicotine replacement therapy in critically ill patients: Nicotine replacement therapy for agitation and delirium … Continue reading

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Spontaneous breathing trial techniques

After the ward round on the 31/08/2017 there was a discussion around CPAP vs t-piece – here’s a recently published meta-analysis on the subject: Burns, K.E.A. et al (2017) Trials directly comparing alternative spontaneous breathing trial techniques: a systematic review and … Continue reading

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Fluid resus and pancreatitis

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on 31st August 2017 to provide some reading around fluid resuscitation in pancreatitis. If you have any problems accessing these documents please use your NHS Athens username and password, or … 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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Sepsis management

The following articles have been identified to provide some reading around the management of sepsis for teaching the week beginning 10th July 2017. The Surviving Sepsis International Guidelines were published in 2017, so only recent articles and web sites have … Continue reading

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