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QRH Word pages

Print the pages in the following order to create a complete QRH:

0-1 Cover page (UPDATED June 2023)

0-2 Contents (UPDATED June 2023)

0-3 Instructions for use (UPDATED January 2021)

0-4 Location of emergency equipment

1-1 Key basic plan

2-1 Cardiac Arrest

2-2 Hypoxia desaturation cyanosis

2-3 Increased Airway Pressure

2-4 Hypotension

2-5 Hypertension

2-6 Bradycardia

2-7 Tachycardia

2-8 Perioperative hyperthermia

3-1 Anaphylaxis (UPDATED April 2022)

3-2 Massive blood loss (UPDATED May 2018)

3-3 Can't intubate can't oxygenate (CICO)

3-4 Bronchospasm (UPDATED June 2023)

3-5 Circulatory embolus

3-6 Laryngospasm and stridor

3-7 Patient fire

3-8 Malignant hyperthermia crisis (UPDATED January 2021)

3-9 Cardiac tamponade

3-10 Local anaesthetic toxicity (UPDATED June 2023)

3-11 High central neuraxial block

3-12 Cardiac ischaemia (UPDATED August 2019)

3-13 Neuroprotection following cardiac arrest

3-14 Sepsis

4-1 Mains oxygen failure

4-2 Mains electricity failure

4-3 Emergency evacuation

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