Zero point survey
Paediatric resuscitations can cause significant anxiety for health care professionals and this can impact team organisation and performance.
When preparing for a paediatric resuscitation you may prepare drugs and equipment, but do you take the time to prepare yourself, your team or your environment?
Cast related harm
You have just seen Amelia, a 3year old girl who has represented after being seen in the department 3days ago when she was diagnosed with a toddler’s fracture. She was placed in a below knee backslab and discharged with fracture clinic follow up.
Her parents report that over the last 48hours she has started to complain of pain to her heel on that side and is becoming increasingly distressed by this.
Dr Danielle Scarfe