Monthly Archives: July 2012

Warfarin reversal with Prothrombinex

When a warfarinised patient presents with an intracranial haemorrhage, do you automatically think “prothrombinex”? In our ED there is no stock of fresh frozen plasma (FFP), so the administration of prothrombinex has become more common of late. This post touches … Continue reading

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myCompass

As ED nurses, we frequently encounter patients who present with at least a mild level of anxiety. No surprises there… walking into an ED waiting room is intimidating to say the least. Add to that the patient’s natural anxiety about … Continue reading

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Maintaining the excitement in emergency medicine

These notes are taken from a 45 minute lecture by Greg Henry, originally presented at ICEM2012, and available for viewing at Free Emergency Medicine Talks (wonderful resource!). Without any further ado, here are some of the quotes that I wanted … Continue reading

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Introduction

I need an online space that functions as a peripheral brain – somewhere I can tag and search all the fascinating sites, podcasts, apps and education I encounter in my erratic pursuit of knowledge. This blog will be emergency specific, … Continue reading

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