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DASH II Application - A decision aid for clot busting treatment

Thrombolysis (or “clot busting drug”) is used to treat stroke caused by a blocked blood vessel to part of the brain (ischaemic stroke). Before treatment, a clinician must assess the patient to ensure they are suitable to receive thrombolysis and then consider the balance of risks and benefits with the patient and/or relatives as appropriate. The main side effect of thrombolysis is bleeding in the brain (intracranial haemorrhage), ...more »

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Pregnancy Decision Support

A woman is faced with many decisions from the start of pregnancy - what scans to have, where to deliver, and what pain relief to opt for in delivery for example. These are difficult decisions with a lot of information to consider. What I am proposing is an app which highlights the upcoming decisions once a woman has entered her delivery date in. The app will link to tried and tested decision support tools to assist the ...more »

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MicroGuide app

Our favourite app is the popular MicroGuide app, which helps clinicians treat patients with infections. It's designed to provide practical decision-making support for medical staff at the point of care when treating patients with infection. It's particularly helpful for doctors in situations that are not in their immediate area of expertise. You can quickly establish each patient’s risk of infection caused by antibiotic-resistant ...more »

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