EMJ Podcast May 2022

This month we discuss Comparison of Q SOFA and hospital early warning scores for prognosis in suspected sepsis in ED patients: A systematic review.…

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To drain or not to drain?

A 67-year-old man presents via ambulance with shortness of breath and fever. He has recently completed his first 2 week chemotherapy course for auricular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), administered vi…

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A Shocking Knee

A 73-year-old man presented to the ED with a 36hr history of atraumatic right knee pain and a 24hr history of diarrhoea and feeling generally unwell…

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Shock, Sepsis & Lactate

An elderly man presents to resus having deteriorated following a course of antibiotics for pneumonia, 4 weeks after insertion of a pacemaker. He is tachycardic and pyrexial. Simple sepsis?…

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Intracranial Infections

Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient…

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January 2020

The January 2020 podcast is hosted by Chris Connolly and features New in EM currency in EM intubation, ASC 2019: Govind Oliver – Clinical Gestalt vs TMAC scoring, New in EM early antibiotic in s…

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