JVF Friday Breakfast Education Meeting - Dr Nikitas Nikitas on fever in ICU: thinking beyond infection
According to Sir William Osler, humanity has but three enemies: fever, famine and war. Dr Nikitas Nikitas tells us about the greatest, most terrible of the three - fever.
During our second JVF trainee PechaKucha, Dr James Melhorn discussed the controversial subject of albumin supplementation in the critically ill.
Dr Michael Treece highlights the effects of chronic malnutrition on respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, endocrine and GI physiology in patients with anorexia.
5 minute teaching - Dr Bernadette Carpenter on management of the double lung transplant recipient in general ICU
The number of double lung transplant recipients living in the UK is increasing. Dr Bernadette Carpenter highlights the important points we should consider when these individuals are admitted to general ICU.
Developed in 1950 by Sengstaken and Blakemore, this double-balloon tamponade system is used for the management of refractory acute variceal haemorrhage. Dr Ruth Strommen explains more.
Cholesteryl ester storage disease is the late onset phenotype for lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. Dr Sandra Bonsu tells us all about this extremely rare condition.