Self-reported pain scales

Cite this article as: McLeod, C. Self-reported pain scales, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14701A 6 year old boy is brought to the Emergency Department after a fall from a tree. The boy ambulates into triage, but is holding his arm and grimacing with discomfort. Immediately, you conduct a focused physical exam of…

Analgesia and sedation

Cite this article as: Anders, M. Analgesia and sedation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3867Intravenous anaesthetic agents (see table): classified as barbiturates (thiopentone) and non-barbiturates (propofol and ketamine) thiopentone use is largely limited to induction in status epilepticus and for treatment of raised ICP; it has no analgesic properties and is in fact…

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