2009 Oct 18 - Emergency and Disaster Priorities for Safer and Resilient Communities

Presented by Samantha Pang & Sunshine Chan, WHO CC for Community Health Services, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Hong Kong Association of Critical Care Nurses on 18 Oct 2009

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2009 Trauma Score Calculators

Recommended by Dr Arthur CW Lau, ICU, PYNEH, Hong Kong, on 25 August 2009

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2009 Therapeutic Hypothermia Methods

Submitted by Dr LAU Chun Wing Arthur, ICU, PYNEH, on 14 August 2009
What methods are you using in your unit for therapeutic hypothermia? Please leave your comments.

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2009 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.

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2008 Recompression Chamber Facility

Submitted by Dr LAU Chun Wing Arthur on 26 December 2008; ICU, PYNEH, Hong Kong, Date of photos: 9 Oct 2007
This is the recompression chamber facility at the Stonecutters Island (Ngong Shuen Chau) operated by the Fire Services Department. For further information on patient management, see more photos here and our presentation here.
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Transporting a patient into the chamber with the help of firemen.

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One side of the chamber

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Top of the chamber

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Another entrance or exit

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Side of the chamber

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Items prohibited inside the chamber because of flammability during compression

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Control panel being operated by the Fire Services Department staff

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Inside of chamber

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Rack and oxygen supply

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Bed for patient

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Ventilator (Oxylog 1000) fit for use during compression inside chamber. A Wright spirometer should be used for monitoring tidal volumes during compression and decompression instead of just directly reading off from the scale of the ventilator.

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An accompanying doctor inside the chamber trying to equalize the pressure of his middle ear with the surrouding pressure during compression.