It’s all in her head

A 10-year-old girl presents with lethargy, vomiting, headaches and an unsteady gait. She collapsed at home a few hours prior to arrival at your Emergency Department.…

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Sickle Cell Syndromes

You’re in leafy Great Britain, and a young patient arrives in lots of pain. They ask for some morphine, because they have sickle cell, and you’re not really sure whether this is appropriat…

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A Spider Bite

An 18-year-old female presents to the ED of your local hospital during a night shift with a spider bite over the thigh. She is feverish and tachycardic.…

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Spinal Injuries in Children

The biggest cause of spinal injuries in children is road traffic collisions, particularly those with high speed, a rollover or an ejection from the vehicle, with second place going to falls in younger…

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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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