Yuen’s Yap 1/3/17 – O+G, stroke, neonatal resus

Summary of teaching 1/3/17 – for DEMT Terence Yuen

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Gynaecology registrar Dr Althea Askern presented on common and not-to-miss gynaecology and obstetric issues. Review her talk.

She also provided detail on the return of the Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS). Inclusion / exclusion criteria and contact details can be found on OzeMedicine but in short:

  • inclusion: pain OR vaginal bleeding in pregnant patients <16/40 gestation
  • stable (from pain / bleeding perspective)
  • EPAS appointments made via iPM (clerk) or direct call to EPAS RN during business hours who will subsequently contact patient with appointment time


Stroke update

Dr Tissa Wijeratne presented an update on stroke trials. See the current list of ongoing stroke trials at Western health.


Neonatal resuscitation

Paediatric Emergency physician Dr Bindu Bali provided a session on neonatal resuscitation focusing on good ventilation and familiarity with the neonatal resuscitaire. Review the neonatal resuscitation guideline:



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