Lightning Learning

During Summer storms, lightning strikes can cause fatalities …but what happens to the survivors?…

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I’m sweet enough!

A 76 year old diabetic is referred with confusion and is being treated for a UTI. She is tachycardic and drowsy, is there more than sepsis?…

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PEG Fracture

An 85 year old lady is brought in by ambulance after an unwitnessed fall in a care home complaining of right wrist pain. She has obvious facial bruising.…

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Salicylic Stress

Paul, a 52 year old electrician, has been in your department for three and a half hours with a presenting complaint of abdominal pain…

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Spells of confusion

A 69-year-old gentleman presented to the emergency department with odd periods of vacancy. His wife reported that on the previous day, he had 2 episodes in which he would become suddenly pale and conf…

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Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is defined by the World Health Organisation as consuming more than 40g/day of alcohol for males and 30mg/day of alcohol for females…

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