Author Archives: sarahaldington

Getting ready for Winter

Although Sydney is currently enjoying an extended summer, last week’s education day had a frosty feel to it as we were treated to two presentations on the perils of cold weather. This is currently being typed as it’s 34 degrees … Continue reading

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Education Day – April 4th 2018

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Heat Stress

With Sydney temperatures consistently reaching the high 30’s and early 40’s recently it is perhaps timely to revise heat related illness. It is also worth considering the steps we can take to keep ourselves cool in the same environmental conditions. … Continue reading

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Double Pumping Vasoactive Drugs

A significant number of our critical care patients are dependent on vasoactive drugs, so it is worth reviewing the process for managing these infusions during inter-hospital transfers. The priming volume of the distal lumen of a central line is 0.44mls. … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance & Education Day – 7th March

Here is a link to the paper that will be discussed at Journal Club Crewdson et al(1)

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Clinical Governance Day, 24th January 2018

Guidelines for the management of tracheal intubation in critically ill adults  

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Education Day – Wednesday 10th January

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