Status Epilepticus

Status epilepticus (SE), a state of prolonged, uncontrolled seizures, is a common emergency department (ED) presentation that is potentially life-threatening.…

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Lightning Learning

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

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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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Paediatric Seizures

The seizing child is truly a scary thing to behold. If you work in the Paediatric ED, you will, at some stage, come across a child who has had a seizure, is recovering from a seizure, or is actively s…

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Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is defined by the World Health Organisation as consuming more than 40g/day of alcohol for males and 30mg/day of alcohol for females…

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