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Acute Care

Acute Pain, Epidurals, Rectus Sheath Catheters

I speak with Dr Dominic Cliff, a Consultant Anaesthetist with a special interst in acute pain. Dominic runs the acute pain service in Chester and has been instrumental in the adoption of rectus sheath catheters for post operative pain relief in major abdominal surgery. Oooww!! You B!*^&$d!! Is my normal response should I hit my thumb […]

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Acute Care

Assessment of the Unwell Patient

I talk to Dr Sarah White, an anaesthetic registrar at Chester about assessing an unwell patient. We deliberately chose to use an example case of a breathless asthmatic patient simply because extremely short of breath patients are unforgivably scary for doctors of any stage in training, even experienced consultants. At a later date, we will […]

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Acute Care

Sepsis

Hello, welcome to the first clinical podcast and blog from FOAMdation. The following podcast was recorded 13/1/17 with Dr Santokh Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist at the Countess of Chester Hospital, England. Dr Singh is also the sepsis lead for the hospital and is currently working to update the hospital sepsis policies in line with […]