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Nifty NIPPV

A 72-year-old gentleman who has not seen a doctor in decades presents with worsening dyspnoea and a cough…

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Doc I can’t breathe!

A 25-year-old obese female, who is 1-week post-partum presents with gradual worsening shortness of breath on minimal exertion, orthopnoea, pedal oedema and a dry cough…

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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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An Atopic Heart

A 35-year-old previously healthy male presents to the emergency department complaining of chest pain and breathlessness following an unknown bite…

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Take my breath away

A 27-year-old male has self-presented to your Emergency Department with acute onset of shortness of breath and severe pain to the right side of his chest.…

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Air in the Chest

Shortness of breath is a common occurance for COPD patients, and were used to putting them on non invasive ventilation. What happens when we cant?…

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