Sickle Cell Syndromes

You’re in leafy Great Britain, and a young patient arrives in lots of pain. They ask for some morphine, because they have sickle cell, and you’re not really sure whether this is appropriat…

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A Spider Bite

An 18-year-old female presents to the ED of your local hospital during a night shift with a spider bite over the thigh. She is feverish and tachycardic.…

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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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Time for PIMS-TS

Understanding paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (PIMS-TS)…

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It’s ALL very vague

A young child presents to your Emergency Department with non specific upper respiratory tract symptoms. You’ve seen him before on a previous visit.…

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Not So Hip

A 6 year old boy with a background of sickle cell disease presents to the emergency department with two days of worsening right hip pain and unable to weight bear…

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Epistaxis in a child

A 7 year old girl is brought into the emergency department by her mother on a busy Saturday afternoon after experiencing several nose bleeds at home over the preceding few hours…

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