Another angry drunk

It’s Friday night, a 19-year-old male who alleges he’s been assaulted is shouting / being aggressive in the waiting area. The triage nurses asks you to discharge him…

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Breathlessness

Dyspnoea is an overall term used to describe an unpleasant awareness of increased respiratory effort and will be used synonymously with “breathlessness” in this session.…

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Breathlessness

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

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To drain or not to drain?

A 67-year-old man presents via ambulance with shortness of breath and fever. He has recently completed his first 2 week chemotherapy course for auricular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), administered vi…

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Lightning Learning

During Summer storms, lightning strikes can cause fatalities …but what happens to the survivors?…

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The Crown

A 38-year-old male presents with a continuous cough, shortness of breath and fevers. Over the past 2 days he has had intense generalised muscle aches, fatigue, loss of taste and smell and a reduced ap…

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