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Induction SOB

Its 5am, the pre-alert phone rings. The ambulance service are bringing in a patient with acute difficulty in breathing…

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Methaemoglobinaemia

Hypoxia is common in patients presenting to the ED and can be life-threatening. The differentials are wide and include cardiac, respiratory and haematological causes…

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Fever in Fiji

A 26-year old Indian male presented to ED after being unwell for 5 days. He had generalized body weakness, fever and headache…

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Gin and Ketonic

A 45 year old man attends the department with a 48 hour history of nausea and vomiting. He also has a diffuse upper abdominal pain…

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He looks a bit blue doctor

A 45 year old man is brought to ED after his neighbours call an ambulance, concerned that he looks ‘unwell’. The paramedic crew bring him to resus since he appears cyanotic with sats of 82…

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