Summary Writer: Abhi Pal
Editor: James Edwards
Interviewee: Rob Hislop
James talks to Dr Rob Hislop about managing a patient with altered level of consciousness on the wards.
Dr Robert Hislop is the Intensive Care Head of Department at the Mater Hospital and Staff Specialist Intensivist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. Rob is a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney and has a strong interest in Echocardiography, Clinical Governance and Quality, Healthcare in the developing world and medical education.
Rob is also an active volunteer at Open Heart International.
With Dr Rob Hislop, Intensivist at Royal Prince Alfred and Mater Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Case 1 – You are the JMO covering the ward and you are asked to see a 70 year old patient following a hip replacement who has become agitated/confused.
Case 2 – You are on night shift reviewing a 70 year old patient post-op who is difficult to rouse.
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