Procedures

How to suture – Questions

Common How to suture exam questions for medical finals, OSCEs and MRCP PACES     Question 1. Absorbable Monofilament: Catgut; PDS™ (Polydi...

How to suture

How to suture   Introduction Suturing entails the closure of a wound or defect using a thread attached to a needle with knots tied to maintain the ap...

Starting non-invasive ventilation

Starting non-invasive ventilation (CPAP and BiPAP) How and when to start BiPAP and CPAP Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) refers to CPAP and BiPAP. This page exp...

Checking nasogastric (NG) tube position

How to check the position of an NG tube   1. Aspiration of gastric contents Before removing the guide wire, aspirate from the NG tube and check for gastri...

Nasogastric (NG) Tube Placement

Nasogastric (NG) Tube Placement   What is an NG Tube? Nasogastric (NG) tube A nasogastric or NG tube is a plastic tubing device that allows deliver...

Lumbar puncture CSF interpretation

Interpretation of CSF results from lumbar puncture (LP)   The outline below gives basic indication of patterns of disease to look for in CSF. Howe...