Epistaxis in a child

A 7-year-old girl is brought into the ED by her mother on a busy Saturday afternoon after experiencing several nose bleeds at home over the preceding few hours.…

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A baby with a barky cough

An 8-months-old boy is brought to the Emergency Department with a 1-day history of worsening seal-like barky cough and inspiratory stridor when crying, preceded by coryza.…

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Egg Head

A 9-year-old girl presents to the Emergency Department with a persistent egg shaped swelling on her forehead following a seemingly minor head injury two weeks ago…

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Ear me out!

Ear trauma is a common presentation to the Emergency Department. Whilst generally simple to manage, the consequences of ear trauma have the potential to impact patients’ day-to-day lives significantly…

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Blue Baby Spell

A 21-day-old term baby presents to your emergency department in respiratory distress and appears dusky blue.…

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Ear Disease

To the ENT novice there are a baffling number of terms that refer to problems with the ear… “otitis media” is that acute? Or suppurative? Or secretory? And where does glue ear fit in…

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Stuck in the Ear!

Children (mainly), and even some adults, like to put a range of objects in any orifice they can find. Once they’re in, they come to us in the ED to sort out whether they’re really there, a…

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