Canal No.5

A 17-year-old man attends your ED having taken an unconventional shortcut on his way home. Check out this SAQ on Drowning.…

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Acute Asthma

Acute Asthma, Describing the patho-physiology of asthma, categorise the severity of an asthma attack and more…

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A Tired Heart

A 73-year-old gentleman with a background of heart failure, atrial fibrillation and severe aortic stenosis presents to your Emergency Department with shortness of breath…

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Air in the Chest

Shortness of breath is a common occurance for COPD patients, and were used to putting them on non invasive ventilation. What happens when we cant?…

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To PE or not to PE?

An 80-year-old woman presents to your Emergency Department with shortness of breath on minimal exertion. She flew back from Singapore two days ago.…

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Pneumothorax?

At the 8am departmental handover, you discuss a 69-year-old man with COPD who presented two hours earlier with SOB…

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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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