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Blinding Headache

A 35-year-old presents with right sided headache, photophobia and vomiting progressing to left homonymous hemianopia and left sided numbness.
A 53-year-old man presents to the ED with a 12-hour history of impaired sensation to the right side of his face, right arm and right upper torso.
A 45-year-old woman presents with 24 hour history of right sided frontal headache with progressive worsening of vision.
This blog looks at the challenges that patients with Autism Spectrum Condition face in the emergency setting and suggests some tips and tricks for clinical assessment and management.
This month we have: outine head to pelvis CT post arrest, an RCEM ASC Interview Megamix and New Online,
Reflections on revising for the FRCEM examinations
Delirium, or acute confusional state, is a common cause of attendance to an ED. The high morbidity and mortality associated with this condition highlights the need for continuing review of the management of acutely-confused elderly patients.
Delirium, or acute confusional state, is a common cause of attendance to an ED. The high morbidity and mortality associated with this condition highlights the need for continuing review of the management of acutely-confused elderly patients. 
We’ve talked a lot in RCEMLearning blogs about how to recognise death in ED and how to break bad news, but we haven’t really focused on how to legally “declare” someone as dead, and complete the relevant paperwork. It is through researching updates to my trust’s policy, together with making sure our international medical graduates were aware of the UK rules, that this blog post was born.
This learning session explores how to recognise patient trajectories as they approach the end of their lives, as well as the diagnosis of dying.
This session explores how to recognise patient trajectories as they approach the end of their lives, as well as the diagnosis of dying.
Management of Cardiac arrest in advanced pregnancy.