Summary Writer: Cynthia Yang
Script Writer: Erin Vaughan
Editor: Erin Vaughan
Interviewee: Erin Vaughan
James talks to Dr Erin Vaughan about an approach to the unwell kidney transplant patient who requires a clinical review on the wards.
Erin Vaughan is a second year Advanced Trainee in Nephrology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She completed her Basic Physician Training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and internship and residency at Royal North Shore Hospital. Erin’s interests include general nephrology, dialysis and transplantation, junior doctor education and wellbeing.
With Dr Erin Vaughan, Renal Advanced Trainee, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Case 1 – You have been called on the phone by a nurse to review a 50-year-old renal transplant patient with a fever of 38.6oC and a blood pressure of 95/60mmHg. The patient feels generally unwell.
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