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Induction – TLoC

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 flo…

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Syncope

This session is about assessment and management of patients presenting with transient loss of consciousness to the emergency department…

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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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Local Anaesthetics

Local anaesthetics are amongst the most widely used drugs in any emergency department. It is, therefore, essential that doctors from emergency medicine are able to use these drugs safely and effective…

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Syncope

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

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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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