Lightning Learning

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

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I’m sweet enough!

A 76 year old diabetic is referred with confusion and is being treated for a UTI. She is tachycardic and drowsy, is there more than sepsis?…

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PEG Fracture

An 85 year old lady is brought in by ambulance after an unwitnessed fall in a care home complaining of right wrist pain. She has obvious facial bruising.…

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An Unexpected Twist

A 67-year-old lady presents to the Emergency Department with mild wheeze, frontal headache, fever and vomiting. She is hypotensive and tachycardic. You arrange to see her in Resus.…

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Not Sweet Enough

A 63-year-old female with a background of type I diabetes mellitus, chronic pancreatitis and COPD presents to the ED with confusion and hypoglycaemia.…

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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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A Toxic Slip

A 65-year-old man with a background of osteoarthritis presents to the Emergency Department with left hip pain following a fall…

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A Real Crisis

You see a 20-year-old student in resus with vomiting. She is drowsy and incoherent so you are unable to get much information…

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A Hypertensive Emergency

A 56-year-old man presents to the Emergency Department with chest pain. It was fairly abrupt in onset whilst he was digging in the garden and was associated with a brief episode of collapse…

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