Management of Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia is easily diagnosed and treated in emergency departments (EDs), if it is considered. In this session we will look at the presentation, causes and treatment options available.…

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Decreased Conscious Level in a Child

The child with decreased consciousness is a common problem with many possible diagnoses and potentially high mortality and morbidity. It is therefore important for the emergency physician to rapidly …

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Hyperglycaemia

In this blog we’re talking about hyperglycaemia in the ED. There aren’t any official guidelines on management, but our experience has shown that there’s a huge variation in practice,…

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Not Sweet Enough

A 63-year-old female with a background of type I diabetes mellitus, chronic pancreatitis and COPD presents to the ED with confusion and hypoglycaemia.…

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