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.

1 comment:

Dr. Deb said...