Will you look at this ECG for me?

You are handed the ECG of a lady with known alcohol excess who has presented with at least 48 hours of vomiting. The ECG reveals one of her blood tests may be critical – but which one?…

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Acute Liver Failure

Paracetamol overdose accounts for in excess of 70% of cases in the UK whereas worldwide viral hepatitis is the commonest cause.…

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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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Palpitations

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

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Jaundice

Jaundice is a physical finding, which emergency physicians see in patients who may present with jaundice alone or with other complaints and symptoms.…

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease affecting adults. Symptoms and disability can arise as a result of the disease itself and the complications of medical therapy.…

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Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcohol abuse is undoubtedly a huge social problem in the UK. It is responsible for many unnecessary attendances to Emergency departments (ED) and is an enormous burden on the NHS, which must treat th…

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