This article provides a structured approach to spirometry interpretation, including how to differentiate between restrictive and obstructive lung disease.
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An overview of commonly used airway devices including nasal cannulae, oxygen masks, laryngoscopes and more.
An overview of the management of an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A guide to the emergency management of acute pulmonary oedema using a structured ABCDE approach.
You will see pulse oximetry being used in a number of clinical settings, such as in the emergency department and in the operating theatre, to assess and monitor patients, so it is important to know about its uses and limitations, as well as how to interpret the readings that it produces.
A structured approach to chest x-ray interpretation with examples of the various pathologies you’ll be expected to recognise.
A step by step guide to explaining inhaler technique to a patient in an OSCE exam.
A step by step OSCE guide demonstrating how to explain and carry out peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) measurement.
An overview of the recognition and management of acute asthma using an ABCDE approach.
An overview of the recognition and management of anaphylaxis in an acute context using an ABCDE approach.
A patient presents to you with a shortness of breath and it’s your job to work through the clinical case scenario to reach a diagnosis!
A step by step respiratory examination OSCE guide, with an included video demonstration.