Just another ‘renal colic’

A 36-year-old gentleman presents with intermittent flank pain and has microscopic haematuria. His BP is 220/110 and he is now pain free. What would you do next?…

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Breathlessness

Dyspnoea is an overall term used to describe an unpleasant awareness of increased respiratory effort and will be used synonymously with “breathlessness” in this session.…

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Breathlessness

This session is about the assessment and management of patients presenting with breathlessness to the emergency department…

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Shock, Sepsis & Lactate

An elderly man presents to resus having deteriorated following a course of antibiotics for pneumonia, 4 weeks after insertion of a pacemaker. He is tachycardic and pyrexial. Simple sepsis?…

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The ALS Algorithm

This session covers the Advanced Life Support (ALS) algorithm (2010), which provides an evidence-based template for your clinical skills…

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Aortic Dissection

The challenge for the Emergency Physician is in making the diagnosis of acute aortic dissection and in doing so as expediently as possible as the mortality rate is 1-2% per hour.…

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