A greedy doctor looking for job satifaction AND life satisfaction
Sunday, August 15, 2010
A new treatment guideline
It seems that all medical and surgical specialties have their own protocols and algorithms for various situations, ranging from how to prevent DVTs through to stroke thrombolysis. I am fortunate to be able to adopt a flexible approach to guidelines where I work, and use a lot of medications outside the box. I enjoy the freedom this brings and it is an "art" as well as a "science".
Saying that, there is one flow-chart that I have recently found which could be extremely useful in an emergency:
I'm going to try this at work tomorrow, as long as I can find a suitable dog to pose with.