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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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Spells of confusion

A 69 year old gentleman presented to the emergency department with odd periods of vacancy and confusion, each lasting 20 to 30 seconds.…

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Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is defined by the World Health Organisation as consuming more than 40g/day of alcohol for males and 30mg/day of alcohol for females…

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Another faller!

Another faller presents to your emergency department. Confused and smelling of alcohol. What will you do? How can you avoid missing the common pitfalls?…

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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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RCEM Blogs Book 1

Managing Parkinsons in the ED, Flaoting in the Face of Danger, MaxFax injuries in the E, and Paediatric Heart Murmurs & what to do with them…

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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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