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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Eating disorders

The number of patients presenting to the ED with an eating disorder, or complications arising from an eating disorder, is increasing yearly.…

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Eating Disorders

This session covers important aspects of history taking, examination and investigation, alongside national guidelines and risk assessment tools, to help guide patient management.…

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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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Playing with fire, Burns

Before bedtime, 3 children were playing with matchsticks in their upstairs bedroom. They had made a tent earlier that evening using their bed linen and were inside, surrounded by their cuddly toys…

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My tummy hurts!

A young boy with abdominal pain and distension is brought in by his father. The triage nurse mentions that he is hypertensive, with microscopic haematuria on his urine dipstick.…

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TERN Top Papers February 2022

We are a team of EM doctors working in Wales. We have chosen to look at a range of paediatric papers, focusing on two sub-topics, attendances to the emergency department & paediatric infections.…

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Fascia Iliaca Block

Understand the nerves blocked by the fascia iliaca block and its indications including pain relief for fractured neck of femur patients.…

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