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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The Importance of Post-Seizure Observations in Children13 April 2021
A study by TMLEP shows that in these instances when a child is presenting with prolonged headaches, vomiting, and dizziness, a CT scan should be considered. It is important to consider that a CT scan can not only diagnose, but also rule out differential diagnoses such as tumours or other neurological symptoms which can further reduce the scope when diagnosing a child in these emergency situations.
A Series: COVID-19 and its Impact on the NHS - Plastic Surgery30 March 2021
Before COVID-19, long waiting lists for plastic surgery for non-urgent cases were not unheard of, with clinic appointments taking place anywhere between 1-12 weeks from referral and from thereon, up to 6 months waiting for the operation itself.
A Series: COVID-19 and its Impact on the NHS – Acute Medicine15 March 2021
The field of acute medicine has historically been extremely busy, even before COVID-19, with clinicians accustomed to patients presenting with an array of medical issues and complications, all requiring a quick diagnosis so that they can be cared for by the right clinicians.
The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Antiphospholipid Syndrome08 March 2021
This clinical article focuses on Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) and how early diagnosis can increase treatment options.