Parasyncope?

A 47-year-old nurse with a 2 week history of headaches and lethargy presented with a pre-syncopal episode at work. She was pale and sweaty before the collapse and had slow speech during the episode.…

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TLOC – Induction

This is a very common but also very varied ED presentation. A triage of “collapse ?cause” can mean anything from a young patient having fainted in phlebotomy to an elderly patient being found on the f…

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Is the K OK?

A 60-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 1 week history of increasing lethargy, intermittent tingling in both arms and palpitations…

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July 2019 Podcast

This month we have Aromatherapy for Nauseated ED Patients | Rob Rogers at EMEC – Medutopia, Legacies and Inspiration | Hugo Dowd – Syncope at Belfast CPD | Iain Beardsell – Diagnosti…

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Syncope

Neurological causes of syncope include basilar artery migraine, vestibular dysfunction and vertebrobasilar ischaemia.…

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