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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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Induction – TLoC

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 flo…

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Syncope

This session is about assessment and management of patients presenting with transient loss of consciousness to the emergency department…

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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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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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