Heat Related Illness

Approximately 800 heat related deaths occur annually in the UK. In 2003, a heat wave in Southern England resulted in over 1000 deaths…

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Slow to warm up

You receive a standby call – female found at the bottom of a mountain, her temperature is unrecordable…
What would you do?…

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Lightning Learning

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

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Feeling Blue?

A pre-alert is received for a patient being brought in after being found in the sea by bystanders. The patient is conscious with a temp of 34 degrees Celsius…

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Blast Injuries

This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the emergency department with primary blast injuries…

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Canal No.5

A 17-year-old man attends your ED having taken an unconventional shortcut on his way home. Check out this SAQ on Drowning.…

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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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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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