Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)

Authors: Sandi Angus, Lisa Kehler / Editor: Lauren Fraser / Codes: PAP6 / Published: 15/04/2021   Context and Definition Context Infants who present with an acute event reported by the caregiver …

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Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)

This session provides an introduction to Brief Unexplained Resolved Events (BRUEs). It covers the definition, differential diagnoses, how to stratify patients into low or high risk and the subsequent …

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The Forgotten Tribe #IAHW2021

This blog presents a whistle stop tour of adolescent medicine as it applies to the ED and discuss some hints and tips on how to improve the ED experience for adolescents whilst also increasing your co…

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NAI or not

A 5-year-old boy presents with a central boggy swelling to his forehead without history of trauma, what’s the differential?…

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Anyone for a BRUE?

An 8 month infant is brought into the department following a collapsing episode as witnessed by his distress mother. What do you do next?…

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Child Abuse

The dark side of PEM, and what should also be on your differential diagnosis for any patient you are seeing is: “was this inflicted” and “is there something more?”.…

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Fabricated or Induced Illness

Fabricated or induced illness (FII) is a form of child abuse. It is associated with significant morbidity (physical and psychological) and mortality. Recognition of FII is frequently difficult and sub…

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