The Twitching Tot

The paramedics arrive with a 3-year-old boy who has had two seizures today. He has known developmental delay but has no history of seizures previously…

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The Shocked Neonate

A 22-year-old lady delivers a 36-week-old baby unexpectedly at home. The baby was initially pink with an Apgar of 9, and a birth weight of 7lbs…

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Think Outside the Box…

An 18-month old boy is brought in to the ED by his grandmother with a cough, mild constitutional upset and increasing stridor for approximately 12 hours. He is previously well and immunised up to date…

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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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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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Doin’ the tack shed blues

A 4 year old boy is brought to your Emergency Department by his parents one evening. Two hours previously he had been on the back of a horse being lead from the field to the tack room before going out…

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Trauma ibook – an introduction

This iBook is structured according to the ATLS 10th edition chapters. Why have we done this when ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) is often considered “archaic” and not to be recommended…

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April 2019

This month we have DVT guidelines | CRT vs Lactate Guided Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Shock | IAEM PoCUS 01 SHOC ED Study | DFTB18 Elliot Long | Stabbings in children | Non operative appendicitis ma…

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