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SAMGlasgow Posters

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Audit and Quality Improvment accepted abstracts

Case Reports accepted abstracts

Education accepted abstracts

Research accepted abstracts

Service Organisation & Delivery abstracts


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Audit and Quality Improvement Posters

A&QI 2 –   A New Process for Monitoring Drug errors and Provising Feedback in the AMU

A&QI 3-    A Service Evaluation Project- Calculating the Value Added by the Introduction of Ambulatory Care Services at Cambridge University Hospital.

A&QI 6 –   Acute Kidney Injury – Improvement in Recognition and Management of AKI in Acute Medical Admissions

A&QI 7 –   Acute medical presentations and fitness to drive

A&QI 9 – AMU in patients and outliers- comparing care

A&QI 11 – An Audit into Acute Medical Admissions at The Royal London Hosital – comparing admissions under acute medicine and other medical specialities

A&QI 12 – An Audit Showing the Impact of Pharmacist Independent Prescribing on the Admissions Ward at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Grimsby

A&QI 14 – Appropriate admission and prompt specialist review of patients on Short Stay Ward

A&QI 15 – Audit of Weekend Handover at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings

A&QI 17 – Audit- Smoking status documentation and the prescription of nicotine replacement therapy for acute medical admissions

A&QI 18 – Blood transfusion practice in UK- National Audit Results

A&QI 20- Can Labelling of Intravenous peripheral catheter dressings be improved

A&QI 21 – Can use of an electronic list have a sustained impact on clinical handover – The 6 month Re-Audit

A&QI 22 – Cardiac Arrests – Analysis Trends and the Role of the MDT

A&QI 23 – Clinical audit improving consultant review times in an AMU using admission prioritisation and improved weekend consultant cover

A&QI 25 – Development of an Acute Headache Pathway

A&QI 26 – Did an emergency MAU review clinic affect emergency hospital re-attendance

A&QI 27 – Prescribing in Acute Kidney Injury

A&QI 36 – Critical Care patients – Who is Reviewing them

A&QI 37 – Implementation of national guidelines for the management of DKA in the NW of England – A regional survey

A&QI 38 – Implementation of the surviving sepsis resuscitation bundle in the acute setting of a district general hospital

A&QI 40 – Improving patient safety by modifying handover processes

A&QI 41- Improving the Electronic Prescribing Journey

A&QI 42 – Improving the quality of Acute Medicine ward rounds

A&QI 43 – Improving the Recognition and Management of Sepsis on the AMU

A&QI 45 – Junior doctors and senior nurses can triage the patients in AMU efficiently to maintain flow of patients through AMU

A&QI 48 – Comparing length of stay for acute medical admissions at weekends and overnight versus normal working hours

A&QI 49 – Management of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) at Epsom General Hospital. Are We Compliant with NCEPOD Recommendations

A&QI 50 – Management of Paracetamol Overdose in Acute Medical Receiving

A&QI 52 – Morbidity and mortality meetings – A Different Approach

A&QI 53 – Nasal High Flow Oxygen Therapy- Is it a bridging gap in management of respiratory failure

A&QI 55 – Older People in Acute Care OPAC Collaborative in a busy Acute Medical Unit

A&QI 56 – Oxygen Prescribing on the Medical Admissions Unit of a Large Teaching Hospital – A Prospective Audit, May 2013 to June 2013

A&QI 57 – Practical severity scoring for acute admissions with COPD- who can we send home from the AMU

A&QI 58 – Predicting 7 Day readmissions – An Evidence Based Approach Using Multivariate Logistic Regression

A&QI 60 – Pyrexia Suppression: Is it Worth Getting Hot Under the Collar About?

A&QI 61 – Individualised rapid feedback reports lead to substantial improvements as part of a Trust-wide strategy to improve care of patients with severe sepsis

A&QI 62 – Quality Improvement for an Acute Medical Unit – A Vision for the Present!

A&QI 66 – Recognition of Delirium in an AMU

A&QI 71 – Sexing up the Sepsis Six

A&QI 72-  Should we be challenging penicillin allergies

A&QI 78 – The RACE Unit: Rapid Access and Consultant Evaluation

A&QI 79 – The Society for Acute Medicine Quality Indicators- The experiences of a Scottish acute medicine working group

A&QI 81 – Time critical medications in the acute setting – are we on time

A&QI 82 – Tracking Patient Experience to Improve Care and Clinical Outcome

A&QI 83 – Treatment of Acute Hyperkalemia in Adults

A&QI 84 – Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis management in a district general hospital

A&QI 85 – Utilisation of Beds in Short Stay Ward – Improving Effectiveness


Case Reports

CR1 – A case of colchicine associated hepatotoxicity

CR6 –   Acute management of basilar artery thrombosis

CR8 –   An unusual consequence of meningococcal sepsis- a case of autoimmune reactive polyserositis on the AMU

CR9 – Are You Sure – Difficulties in Diagnosing African Tick Bite Fever in a Returning Traveller

CR12 – Dilemmas of the Intracardiac Mass

CR14 – Headache in Acute Medical Unit- Pituitary apoplexy- Rare, but not uncommon

CR16 – I think I’d better think it out again- An atypical cause of chest pain in a young female

CR17 – Mesalazine Induced Lung Fibrosis

CR21 – Raising an eyebrow- A delayed hypersensitivity reaction to ‘black henna’ tattooing

CR22 – Recurrent Pneumothorax in young Women

CR26 – Simultaneous multiple pulmonary emboli in monozygotic twins with Dercum’s disease- A timely coincidence

CR30 – The case of a serious cough

CR35 – Use of Clonidine in Acute Medicine to reduce sedation induced Morbidity & Mortality


Education Posters

E1 – Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation management can be improved by focused multidisciplinary education and an algorithm guideline

E3 – Does Simulated Learning have a place in modern postgraduate medical education – The Acute Medic’s story

E5 – Multidisciplinary Simulation on Sepsis in Response to SI Reporting

E8 – Teaching Methods Modular Course


Research Posters

R3 – Calm Under Pressure: Medical receiving and the weather

R4 – Effectiveness of early antibiotic administration in cancer patients with sepsis

R6 –   Investigating the Effect of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games on Acute Medical Referrals to a DGH

R7 – Necrotising Skin and Soft Tissue Infections – European Cubicin®

R10 – Patterns and Predictors of Re-admission to the emergency department with deliberate self harm

R13 – Project to Assess Patient Experience in Ambulatory Care

R17 – The Influence of Short Term Weather Changes on Acute Hospital Admission Rates

R18 – The Rise in Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamases- The Peterborough Experience

R19 – Why do People Apply for Acute Medicine – A survey of those who applied  via the RCP portal
Service Organisation and Design

SO&D 1 –   A comparison between an Advanced Nurse Practitioner-led Ambulatory Care Unit and a traditional Acute Medical Assessment Unit. Secondary data analysis

SO&D 2 – A Virtual Clinic Service to Review Outstanding investigations After patients are discharged from an AMU

SO&D 3 –   Admission avoidance or delayed admission- What is the impact of consultant phone triage of GP referrals to AMU

SO&D 6 –   Buckinghamshire Foundation Forum- A vehicle for change

SO&D 8 – Completion of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Subsequent Emergency Re-referral in the Elderly

SO&D 11 – How many people with an acute pulmonary embolism are suitable for treatment with novel anticoagulants and what would this cost the acute sector

SO&D 12 – Identifying Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism for Early Outpatient Management

SO&D 16 – Improving Weekend Working – Improvements made by a Junior Doctors Forum

SO&D 19 – Junior Medical Workforce Planning on the AMU – developing your workforce to meet the demands of your unit

SO&D 20 – New Nurse Led Urgent Anaemia Treatment Service Prevents Acute Admisssions

SO&D 24 – Re-Design of Clinical Pharmacy Services to the AMU, Ninewells Hospital

SO&D 25 – Redesigning the Acute Medical Primary Secondary Care Interface Results in a 39 percent reduction in overnight medical admissions from the community

SO&D 26 – Reducing Alcohol Related Admissions through the RADAR Project – An Acute Trust Perspective

SO&D 27 – Streamlining in the AMU- Senior physician assessment at initial contact provides highly effective, efficient and appropriate care

SO&D 28 – The distribution of junior doctor workforce numbers on a standard on call rota does not correlate with peak times of medical admissions

SO&D 29 – The Impact and Sustainability of Consultant Acute Physician Triage on Reducing Non-elective Admissions to Acute Medicine

SO&D 30 – The Impact of Rapid Senior Acute Physician led rapid Assessment on Patient Flow

SO&D 32 – Use of Ultrasound in a low resource Acute Medical Setting

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