Paced

A patient is bradycardic. They might need pacing. They might not.…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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Syncope

Neurological causes of syncope include basilar artery migraine, vestibular dysfunction and vertebrobasilar ischaemia.…

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Calcium Metabolism

For hypercalcaemia to develop, the normal calcium regulation system must be overwhelmed by an excess of PTH, calcitriol, some other serum factor that can mimic these hormones, or a huge calcium load.…

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August 2020

This month we have 2 sections. Part 1 we discuss Timing of endoscopy, New in EM Haloperidol for migraine, New in EM Drugs v DCC in A Fib. Part 2 we discuss the RCEM guideline on suspected internal dr…

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Heart beats fast

A patient books in stating that his “heart is beating fast”. Your receptionist thinks he ‘doesn’t look right’ and brings him through to you in the main department…

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October 2019

Octobers podcast is a special from the RCEM ASC with an interview with the new president Dr Katherine Henderson, Prof Simon Carley on his top 10 papers for EM, and an interview with Rod Little prize w…

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Supraventricular Tachycardias

This session is designed to help you understand the principles, basic physiology, and clinical features of supraventricular tachycardias. It is written from a clinical standpoint, with testing based o…

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