TMLEP Clinical Updates
TMLEP’s Clinical Updates are provided in order to raise awareness of clinical risk issues and to reduce incidence recurrence and improve patient safety. Facts have been anonymised to maintain data confidentiality, however learning points remain applicable.
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A Clinical Risk Case Study- Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis06 April 2020
TMLEP would like to emphasise clinicians need to have a lower threshold for further investigation/admission to hospital for possible appendicitis in children.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- A Delay in Diagnosing a Rotator Cuff Injury30 March 2020
Soft tissue injuries can be severe and can have greater implications for future function, if neglected, than many fractures that would be routinely referred for specialist orthopaedic assessment.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- Importance of Care Plans in Preventing and Managing Pressure Ulcers23 March 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of care plans being fully completed and in place before discharging a patient.
“Whilst we wait for a cure, could Baricitinib act as a potential treatment for 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease?” TMLEP Member, Justin Stebbing explores.18 March 2020
TMLEP Member, Justin Stebbing and his team research Baricitinib as a potential treatment for 2019-nCoV.