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Pleural Effusion

Pleural effusions are classified as either transudates or exudates and there are multiple underlying causes of each.…

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Pleural Effusion

This session looks at the assessment and management of the adult with a pleural effusion in the emergency department…

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Adult Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is caused by a mutation in a gene that encodes cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, which is expressed in many epithelial and blood cells.…

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Salicylic Stress

Paul, a 52 year old electrician, has been in your department for three and a half hours with a presenting complaint of abdominal pain…

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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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Decompression Illness

Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.…

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Nifty NIPPV

A 72-year-old gentleman who has not seen a doctor in decades presents with dyspnoea and acidosis with increased work of breathing.…

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Decompression Illness

Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.…

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Medical Gases in ED

Medical gases are something used every day in the emergency setting, both pre-hospital and in-hospital, whether it be oxygen, medical air, or nitrous oxide. Each of these gases have their part to play…

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