Wounds, burns and injuries
Prevention and early recognition of acute kidney injury can improve outcomes for those affected. Pharmacists can help to review patients whose renal function is at risk of rapid deterioration
Acute kidney injury: management Subscription
Management of acute kidney injury depends on the underlying cause and whether the condition is the result of pre-renal, intrinsic or post-renal dysfunction. All patients should have their medicines reviewed
Acute pain relief from ibuprofen equivalent to paracetamol plus codeine for extremity injury in children (POEM) Subscription
Clinical questionIs ibuprofen equivalent to paracetamol plus codeine in the treatment of acute pain in children with extremity injuries?
Burns (answers) Subscription
QuestionsJuly/August 2010’s Lifelong Learning questions are based on the CLINICALFOCUS articles on BurnsThe questions can be viewed/printedThis online module is closed
Burns: assessment and treatment Subscription
Quick action is required with burns to minimise tissue damage and prevent infection.
Burns: clinical features and prognosis Subscription
There are many causes of burns. Patients with complex burns should be referred to a specialist burns unit
Burns: management Subscription
Timely and appropriate management of burns can improve the outcome for victims
Choosing a suitable wound dressing Subscription
A 75-year old woman fell over and cut her leg. She presents today with a prescription for Sorbsan Silver dressing (pictured right) for the wound.
Chronic wound management Subscription
Jane Flynn gives an overview of wound healingand takes a practical look at different dressings
Chronic wound management (answers) Subscription
Check your learningThe Check your learning questions were based on Understanding chronic wound management: part 2 PDF (230K)