Decompression Illness

Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.…

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Decompression Illness

Diving-related problems can present in many ways and their appropriate and timely management is essential for good outcomes and patient safety.…

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Coma

Coma is a common presentation to the Emergency Department. However there are many different causes of coma and it is essential that the ED physician is able to quickly and reliably differentiate betwe…

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Carbamazepine – A Toxic Shock

A 46-year-old man is brought by ambulance to the Emergency Department. He has been drinking alcohol all afternoon and according to collateral from his wife he had taken ‘some tablets’ two hours ago.…

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Keeled Over Kid

A young girl collapses suddenly at school and presents to your ED with an altered level of consciousness – what could have happened?…

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Lightning Learning

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

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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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