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Hypothermia and varices

Variceal bleeds can lead to terrifyingly messy resuscitations; this talk reviews tricks and tips for rescuing your patient from massive GI bleeding disasters.
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John Osborn

John J Osborn (1917 – 2014) was an American intensivist, pediatrician and inventor. Eponym: 'current of injury' Osborn wave - 1953
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Toxicology Mnemonic Challenge

There are multiple learning tools used as an adjunctive aide memoire. Herewith a collection of Toxicological related mnemonics used with varying frequency throughout the conundrums. Let us know if you have any more to add...

ECG Case 088

44 year old male with a history of non-complaint Type 1 diabetes. He has been found at home in a semi-conscious state. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG

ECG Case 074

97 year old gentleman found unconscious at home. Brought into emergency by ambulance at 10am having last been seen at 8pm the evening before.
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Paediatric Hypothermia

Paediatric Hypothermia predisposition: radiation (large surface area to volume ratio, large head); convective (repeated examinations with exposure to atmosphere); conductive (loss of heat into bed); thermoregulatory response altered (sedation or paralysis, neurological injury)
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Temperature and Traumatic Brain Injury

Temperature and TBI. Induced hypothermia has been used for years to reduced cerebral metabolic rate; manipulation of temperature has been shown to effect certain types of brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest).