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Black & Blue

A 5-year-old girl is brought by her young mother to your Paediatric Emergency Department (ED) at 03:20 after she complained she could not sleep due to a headache…

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Mellow Yellow

During a weekend shift in the Paediatric Emergency Department (PED), you are asked to assess a 4-day-old infant male triaged as neonatal jaundice.…

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Lemons and Lymes

In late June, whilst on a school trip visiting a local nature reserve centre, a group of children were having a picnic and drinking lemonade after their play time.…

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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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The Forest

The forbidden forest is home to many dangerous creatures, where an encounter with even the smallest ticks can leave a big impact.…

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July 2019 Podcast

This month we have Aromatherapy for Nauseated ED Patients | Rob Rogers at EMEC – Medutopia, Legacies and Inspiration | Hugo Dowd – Syncope at Belfast CPD | Iain Beardsell – Diagnosti…

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This is not ‘NSR’!

Is this another Normal Sinus Rhythm (NSR) or could the T-waves be telling us more about a not-so-rare syndrome in this 69 year old Patient with chest pain.…

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Stroke or seizure?

A gentleman presented with loss of power and sensation to his left side, slow speech and facial droop; CT brain was normal. His symptoms resolved over the next three days…

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The apoplectic abdomen

A 22 year old man presented to the ED following a collapse with abdominal pain and no history of trauma. He was profoundly shocked and investigation revealed intra-abdominal haemorrhage.…

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Induction 2 – Introduction

The emergency department is a unique working environment. It will throw you in the deep end, testing your diagnostic and risk juggling skills, whilst being the most supported environment you’re …

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