Pulmonary Hypertension

Patients with known pulmonary hypertension may present to the emergency department with a variety of acute problems related to this disease such as pulmonary embolism…

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Spontaneous Pneumothorax

This session covers the assessment and management of primary, secondary and tension pneumothoraces. It includes the use of radiograph investigations, needle aspiration and chest drain insertion…

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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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