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 Wound Management in A&E from Injuries Involving Glass12 May 2020
The way that glass can break can vary upon the type of glass object, and can take on many shapes. It can either break off into cube-like structures, small pebbles, or can splinter into large or small shard-like pieces. Depending upon the mechanism of the injury, small shard-like pieces can puncture the skin and travel into the tissues and cannot always be felt by the patient or practitioner.
Delay in Diagnosing and Treating Oesophageal Cancer04 May 2020
This case study discusses the vital importance of carrying out appropriate investigations such as an OGD (also known as gastroscopy/endoscopy) when a Patient is suffering from reoccurring symptoms to rule out any sinister causes, such as cancer.
COVID-19 on the Frontline: Dr Jacob de Wolff27 April 2020
TMLEP Member, Dr Jacob de Wolff talks about life on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Importance of Erring on The Side of Caution When Interpreting Borderline Squamous or Inadequate Smear Tests21 April 2020
TMLEP would like to highlight the importance of correctly reporting inadequate and therefore inconclusive smear test results.