Week in Review: April 23rd - 28th
Look for sore throat with uvula deviation and fullness
Check Intracavitary Ultrasound to locate fluid collection and assess depth.
Aspirate with large gage needle, One time dose of steroids, start antibotics
Early involvement of Ob and consider Fetal Monitor
Same meds for RSI, Avoid acidosis
Fluid resusitation with lines above diaphragm (avoid femoral)
Place in Left Lateral Decuib position to improve venous return
High risk for traumatic injuries in spine 2/2 stiffness
Long standing RA is a risk factor for ACS
Major complication of treatment for RA is GI bleeding (Steroids and NSAIDS)
Often mimics other tyoes if critical illness
Use the CWIA score to assess severity of symptoms
Utilize lorazapam or diazepam to treat symptoms in progressive manner
Post Partum Vaginal Bleeding, what is the cause?