Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, generalised or systemic hypersensitivity reaction characterised by rapidly developing life threatening airway, breathing and/or circulation problems usually …

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PHEM Trauma

Your receive a pre-alert call from the air ambulance team who are bringing a 32-year-old male who has sustained a single stab wound to the epigastrium whilst outside a pub…

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Acute Kidney Injury

This session aims to illustrate, through a series of clinical cases, the common presentations and complications of acute kidney injury (AKI).…

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A Shocking Period

A young woman is seriously unwell. Her flatmates give you all the information you need. Now you must save her life. Period!…

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Feeling Blue: When a good night turns bad

A woman is found unresponsive in a takeaway at midnight. She is hypotensive, drowsy and has low oxygen saturations. She is unable to give a history and there is nobody with her. Can you help her?…

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Heat Related Illness

Approximately 800 heat related deaths occur annually in the UK. In 2003, a heat wave in Southern England resulted in over 1000 deaths…

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The Apoplectic Abdomen

A 22-year-old man presented to the ED following a collapse with abdominal pain and no history of trauma. He was profoundly shocked and investigation revealed intra-abdominal haemorrhage.…

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A Time Critical Crisis

A 43-year-old man is hypotensive, tachycardic and febrile… barn door sepsis or something else? The devil is in the detail!…

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