WINTER’S WRAP 28.06.2017

Medicolegal Cases with Prof Anne-Maree Kelly

  • Must demonstrate negligence AND injury/poor outcome
  • Document your “thought processes” – eg: Well’s score in PE
  • Appreciate the benefit of hindsight
  • Appreciate the risk of “reviewing” junior doctor’s patients – make sure you ask any additional/appropriate questions

EXACT Trial: 100% vs titrated O2 post-cardiac arrest

  • Intubated by AV…marker on ETT to identify which arm of study
  • Stops when aptient arrives in ICU
  • Remind your team!
  • If patient unstable/re-arrests…treat patient as required

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