Leaching cells

Patients present to ED with complications of etiologies that might not yet have been diagnosed. As ED physicians, its imperative to connect the dots and identify themes, beyond the acute complaints…

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Story of a puffy face

Cerebral and respiratory complications from mass effect of thoracic/ neck malignancies can be a very challenging situation to manage. Would you know what to do if this presented to your ED…

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Calcium Metabolism

For hypercalcaemia to develop, the normal calcium regulation system must be overwhelmed by an excess of PTH, calcitriol, some other serum factor that can mimic these hormones, or a huge calcium load.…

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Hypercalcaemia in Malignancy

Hypercalcaemia is commonly seen in patients with malignant disease. This session explains the assessment and management of the problem in the emergency department…

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June 2016: New in EM

Summer is coming which means it’s time to sit in a dark room while the sun blazes staring at your computer screen reading the latest literature……

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