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CGD Highlights 21st May 2014

Ultrasound Workshop – The FALLS Protocol Massive thanks to our guest speaker Dr Chris Partyka from The Blunt Dissection for delivering an excellent workshop on critical care ultrasound! The content from his workshop, including the FALLS protocol for undifferentiated shock, … Continue reading

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CGD 21st May 2014 – Programme

The programme for next week’s CGD is as follows: Afternoon education workshops will include: Updates in Ultrasound – A hands-on refresher session on eFAST, RUSH and basic echo with special guest Dr Chris Partyka (Ultrasound Registrar at Liverpool Hospital, EM … Continue reading

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Swimming the Channelopathy

Drowning is one of the leading causes of accidental death in children. Some apparent drownings may be related to sudden cardiac death, in particular to unidentified channelopathies, which are known to precipitate fatal arrhythmias during swimming-related events. The majority of … Continue reading

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Characteristic ECG signs of LAD occlusion without ST elevation

In a single centre observational study over 10 years of patients undergoing acute PCI of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery, 35 of 1890 (2%) had a distinct non-ST elevation ECG pattern. The ECG showed ST-segment depression at the J-point … Continue reading

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