A Shocking Knee

A 73-year-old man presented to the ED with a 36hr history of atraumatic right knee pain and a 24hr history of diarrhoea and feeling generally unwell…

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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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Intracranial Infections

Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient…

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The Crown

The current reigning worldwide pandemic! This SAQ explores the language of the coronaviruses including COVID-19.…

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It’s all in the kiss

Is love in the air? or is it the kissing disease? It was only a kiss, how did it end up like this? A teenage boy got more than he was bargaining for after an innocent kiss with his girlfriend but do y…

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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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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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April 2019

This month we have DVT guidelines | CRT vs Lactate Guided Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Shock | IAEM PoCUS 01 SHOC ED Study | DFTB18 Elliot Long | Stabbings in children | Non operative appendicitis ma…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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