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  • Systematic Training in Acute Illness Recognition and Treatment for Surgery

    Systematic Training in Acute Illness Recognition and Treatment for Surgery

    Advice in the treatment of patients of Covid-19 is rapidly changing. We strongly advise in addition to the material in this resource bank, you refer to the latest guidance by PHE and NICE guidelines.


    Whilst the advice and information in this Resource Bank are believed to be true and accurate at the date of publishing, neither the author[s] nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that may be made.


    The START course and all associated materials are copyright of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

    • The Human factors

      You may be a medical student, a retired medical returning to support the NHS at this challenging time, or a clinician stepping up to an unfamiliar environment. We will ALL be anxious, and personal reflection will inevitably lead you to question your own abilities, in these testing times. The Human Factors section from START will help with this