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- The Importance of Gaining Fully Informed Consent27 February 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of gaining fully informed consent, whereby the patient is informed of material risks, alternative treatments and the risks of benefits of any alternative risks.
A Clinical Risk Case Study - The Importance of Taking an Appropriate History and Correctly Examining Eye Injuries.20 February 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of taking a full, relevant history and carrying out full examinations of eye injuries including appropriate imaging, when history suggests an impact with high-speed or high-impact projectiles.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- Importance of Considering Different Diagnoses After Appropriate History and Assessment13 February 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of taking appropriate medical histories and carrying out assessments, looking for red-flag symptoms, to rule out differential diagnoses.
The Risks of Failing to Implement Regular Monitoring Upon Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care06 February 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) 2014 transition report and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) 2016 guidelines which considered the issue of transition.