An Admiral’s Affliction

A 75-year-old man presented to the ED of a District General hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain that followed an episode of vomiting earlier in the day. He also reported one episode of loose…

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Can’t Keep It In

Mr Ship is a 94-year-old Gentleman who presents to the ED as his brother feels his indigestion is getting worse, and he can no longer eat and drink.…

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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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Texting Trouble

A healthy 25-year-old presents to the emergency department complaining she cannot text on her phone…

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A Classic Case!

A 30-day-old ex-36/40 twin, male infant attends the ED with his mother due to concern regarding vomiting of 4 days duration…

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Working from home

It is a busy winter evening in the Emergency Department. The next patient to be seen is a 37-year-old female presenting with a headache, nausea and general malaise.…

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October 2020

This month we discuss Guidelines in EM: Mental health | Ondansetron take home in paeds gastroenteritis | Diarrhea and rehydration…

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Gin and Ketonic

A 45-year-old man attends the department with a 48 hour history of nausea and vomiting. He also has a diffuse upper abdominal pain…

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