Parasyncope?

A 47-year-old nurse with a 2 week history of headaches and lethargy presented with a pre-syncopal episode at work. She was pale and sweaty before the collapse and had slow speech during the episode.…

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Lightning Learning

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

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TLOC – Induction

This is a very common but also very varied ED presentation. A triage of “collapse ?cause” can mean anything from a young patient having fainted in phlebotomy to an elderly patient being found on the f…

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EMJ Podcast December 2019

This month we have What do older people want from emergency care, Determination of the best early warning scores to predict clinical outcomes of emergency department patients, Is Seniority of Emergenc…

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Sudden Collapse in a Young Man

A 27 year old man presents to the Emergency Department with a history of collapse whilst on a treadmill at his local gymnasium. He was witnessed to have been briefly unresponsive but there was no seiz…

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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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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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