He’s all heart

Your patient’s x-ray shows his heart is almost the whole size of his chest. What’s going on? And what are you going to do about it?…

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TERN Top Papers August 2021

The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. This month’s topic is diagnosti…

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Ultrasound: Indications for Ultrasound

Emergency medicine ultrasound has been steadily developing over the last two decades, and courses have run in the UK since the late 1990s. Since ultrasound is rapid and involves no radiation, it is an…

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A Partial Eclipse of the Heart

A 79-year-old female attends ED by ambulance after having 12 hours of central, pleuritic chest pain which radiated to the back across her shoulders.…

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