Hypothermia

Hypothermia is the pathological state in which the core body temperature falls below 35°C…

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Radiation Exposure

This session provides an overview of the basic science of ionising radiation exposure for the emergency department physician as well as an approach to the investigation, treatment and management of a …

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Radiation Exposure

Radiation can be subdivided into two categories – ionizing and non-ionizing, both of which have an effect on human tissue…

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Hypothermia and Frostbite

This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to an emergency department with the effects of hypothermia and frostbite…

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Drowning

The usual response to submersion is a voluntary breath hold, to prevent aspiration of water.…

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