Trainee Diary Archives - Critical Care Practitioner

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Diary- Day 10

Tweet Quinsey, Salter Harris fracture, Limping child, ear drum. Typical ACS symptoms- Typical angina is described as pain that is sub sternal, occurs on exertion, and is relieved with rest. Quinsey also known as a peritonsillar abscess and is a recognised complication of tonsillitis. It is a collection of pus in the peritonsillar space. Severe […]

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Diary- Day 5

Tweet Fractured first rib in RTC. Discussion about this type of fracture inferred that this could potentially be a very serious injury because of some of the structures around the site that maybe involved e.g azygous vein/ subclavian vessels etc. Traumatic first rib fracture: is angiography necessary?  Cage score. Patient questionnaire is a screening test […]

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Diary- Day 1

Tweet This section of the website will be formed from the diary I keep for my own portfolio and learning needs as I develop as a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner. I will add all the resources I come across to help me in my learning and hopefully you can benefit too.

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Diary- Day 6

Tweet Ludwigs Angina, Shoulder Impingement, allergic reaction, Difficulty in breathing. PERC score. PERC Score: “PERC is a useful clinical decision rule to help rule-out pulmonary embolism in patients a clinician’s gestalt suggests are low risk. It was developed by Kline in 2004 and validated by him in a prospective, multicenter trial in 2008. As outlined […]