The Ambulance Victoria (AV) Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) support paramedics to deliver quality evidence based care to the state of. It was developed by the Ambulance Victoria (AV) CPG Working Group with specialist advice from the AV Corporate Communications Department, and provided. Book Title: Ambulance Victoria Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA Paramedics ; Author: Ambulance Victoria; Item Number.

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Notify me of new comments via email. However we need to remember that there are many things that cause agitation, and amhulance should never jump to the conclusion that stimulant use is all that is happening when we come across the extremely agitated patient.

Journal of Medical Toxicology8 1ambulane They are typically hypermetabolic, hyperthermic, and acidotic as a result of the drugs which affect dopamine and serotonin transportand physical activity. More information about the guidelines and a copy of the complete guideline can be viewed from the Ambulance Victoria website: Obviously the pharmacology we have is different: However, it seems that the message coming out of training is that any patient who needs managed, especially if they need mechanical restraint, needs ketamine.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Pharmatherapie beim aggressiven Patienten — News Papers Pingback: It is entirely possible that these patients may have an organic disorder, either exacerbated by stimulants, or in isolation without drug use.

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Unfortunately we all quite naturally focus on the behaviours the patient displays, often to their detriment.

A free, official app with your visa details that you can email to anyone. Seriously, just Kalm Down! This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. Evidence based clinical resources for Major Vkctoria Management in Victoria. The content in these CPGs is for information and educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as medical ambulancce or treatment. Pharmatherapie beim aggressiven Patienten — News Papers.

Western Journal of Emergency Medicine12 1. The CPG app is an abbreviated quick reference smart phone app.

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The Toxicology of Bath Vcitoria Department of Home Affairs. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: A Review of Synthetic Cathinones. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. So they are definitely patients you want MICA backup for. You are commenting using your WordPress.

These behaviours are a symptom, not the disease.

If you rely on the information in these CPGs you are responsible for ensuring by independent verification its accuracy, currency or completeness. Often but not always these will be patients who are affected by stimulants. You are commenting using your Facebook account. This site uses cookies.

Home About Contact me Welcome. In my next post I will continue the discussion with some of the practicalities of managing the patient with extreme agitation: Disclaimer added to splash screen.


Then, when the ketamine is in, and the drama is over, we relax. AV does not guarantee the accuracy or currency in the information provided in the CPG. The patients who need rapid takedown and control with ketamine — the highly agitated, violent, dangerous, excited delirium patient — are people who are at risk of rapid deterioration and death. Victorua are not irritable people who punched a wall, mouthed off at the cops, or were otherwise angry, uncooperative, or generally have shit on the liver.

This is compounded by the threat they may pose to our safety, which we cannot help but take a little personally! Access personal CPF information on the go! Ok, so this is not entirely about ketamine, but ketamine does come into it. Attention all other users: Which brings us to the next point of confusion: We sometimes can have an unfortunate tendency to think of these patients ambuoance bad, not sick.

The CPG we have has a graduated approach to the patient with agitation, similar to the approach outlined here: