Regardless of the underlying cause of the illness, the provision of meticulous supportive care is essential to the management of any critically ill patient. Back in 2005, Jean Louis Vincent popularised the FAST HUGS mnemonic for recalling the key issues to review when looking after a critically ill patient.
Liz Crowe interviews Justin Morgenstern about curiosity in medicine.
Trauma care should be easy… shouldn’t it? So why doesn’t it feel easy? The clinical component is the easy bit, the challenge is the non-technical factors.
Wendy Chang takes us through the use of ultrasound for lumbar puncture and how this should be used consistently, not just for difficult cases and field cases.
Training and psychological preparedness is essential for prehospital and disaster clinicians, in order to effectively care for victims in austere environments.
When time is muscle every second counts. Cardiac failure may not be so terminal after all, with Emily Granger
Resuscitating a critically injured child is one of the most stressful jobs in pre-hospital medicine, with Sam Bendall
Naomi Hammond talks to us about applying research in the Neuro ICU and following up after critical illness.
Cardiac arrest physiology is an emerging field of research that may allow us to better understand why clinical trials of cardiac arrest have been so frustrating
Variceal bleeds can lead to terrifyingly messy resuscitations; this talk reviews tricks and tips for rescuing your patient from massive GI bleeding disasters.
The Resuscitology team discuss the art and science of resuscitating bleeding patients using a case-based approach.
What's next after RESCUEicp? -The results of this study may have been disappointing, but there are some questions about the trial itself which we review.