Adult Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is caused by a mutation in a gene that encodes cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, which is expressed in many epithelial and blood cells.…

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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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EMTA 2018 prize winners

Research in Emergency Medicine ranges in scale and complexity and covers a wide spectrum of subjects, all of which contribute to our overall knowledge base…

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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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Renal Colic

Renal colic, which affects between 2-3% of the world’s population, commonly presents to the ED. It may present at any age, although there are certain groups more predisposed.…

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