Dyspnoea Workshop

At this page you will find all you need to be well-prepared for the Dyspnoea workshop at EMSS17.
We strongly encourage you to review the course material before arriving at EMSS17.

Materials:

- Written material: A document detailing the intricacies of acute dyspnoea, as well as five principal conditions that can cause it.
The document covers typical diagnostics and treatment , as well as considerations for when to contact senior and specialist colleagues.
This document includes a list of all abbreviations used in the pocket guides.

- Pulmonary Oedema pocket guide: A handy overview of the key point about pulmonary oedema for the course material document.

- Acute diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism pocket guide: A quick guide to the most essential step to exploring pulmonary embolism as a possible diagnosis. 

- Acute Coronary Syndrome pocket guide: A pocket guide with an overview of initial diagnosis and treatment of Acute coronary syndrome.

- COPD and Status Asthmaticus pocket guide: A quick overview of initial management and treatment of both COPD and Status Asthmaticus.

Oxygen Therapy pocket guide: A pocket guide of the indications, pros and cons of the different oxygen therapy devices.

Further reading: Materials for further reading if you’re interested. Not mandatory to read.

Please note: All pocket guides can be downloaded. At EMSS17 you will receive a printed copy of the pocket guides as well.

Dyspnoea Course Material:
This written material covers dyspnoea in general, as well as the five principal conditions of the workshop.

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – Course Material (pdf)

Pulmonary Oedema pocket guide (click to enlarge – download link below):

EMSS17 - Dyspnoea Workshop - Pulmonary Oedema pocket guide

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – Pulmonary Oedema pocket guide (pdf)

Acute Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism pocket guide (click to enlarge – download link below):

EMSS17 - Dyspnoea Workshop - Pulmonary Embolism pocket guideDOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – Pulmonary Embolism pocket guide (pdf)

Acute Coronary Syndrome pocket guide (click to enlarge – download link below):

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – ACS pocket guide Page 1 - Diagnosis

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – ACS pocket guide Page 2 - Treatment

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – ACS pocket guide Page 3 - Details

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – ACS pocket guide (pdf)

COPD and Status Asthmaticus pocket guide (click to enlarge – download link below):

EMSS17 - Dyspnoea Workshop - COPD and Status Asthmaticus pocket guide

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – COPD and Status Asthmaticus pocket guide (pdf)

Oxygen Therapy pocket guide (click to enlarge – download link below):

EMSS17 - Dyspnoea Workshop - Oxygen Therapy pocket guide

DOWNLOAD EMSS17 – Dyspnoea Workshop – Oxygen Therapy pocket guide (pdf)

Further reading (not mandatory):

Asthma: British Thoracic Society – British guideline on the management of asthma

COPD Exacerbation: NICE Clinical guideline – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management – Management of exacerbations of COPD