STH Consultant CPD Updates: Intensive Care Medicine

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentations from the consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on intensive care medicine in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

The following areas were covered by Dr Ally Glossop, Dr Paul Whiting & Dr James Wigfull (all Consultants in Anaesthesia/ICM, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).

STH Consultant CPD Updates: Obstetrics & Human Factors

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentations from the STH consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on general topics  in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

The following areas were covered by Dr Karl Brennan  (Consultant Anaesthetist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) & Dr Steph Glover (Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).

Please click the link for a copy of the presentation.

Please note that the Dr Brennan’s talk on human factors was predominately oral, rather than slide based. In order to meet the requirements for the matrix it is suggested that those who were unable to attend the talk undertake some further reading. Some suggested links are shown below:

Human factors in anaesthesia: lessons from aviation

Patient Safety First

Anaesthetic Non-technical Skills Review

Early-goal directed therapy in sepsis – a flawed concept?

Rivers E, Nguyen B, Havstad S et al. Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock. New England Journal of Medicine 2001; 345: 1368-1377.

RHH Journal Club. June 13th, 2013. Dr Wei Yang Low

Full-text article (if available)

Does early goal-directed therapy before admission to the intensive care unit effectively reduce the incidence of multiorgan dysfunction, mortality, and the use of health care resources among patients with severe sepsis or septic shock?

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