April 2022

This month we have New in EM – IV lines in axillary node clearance, Guidelines for EM – Headaches, New in EM – The RePHILL trial…

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Migration Migraine

An asylum seeker presents to the ED with a chronic headache prompting questions of finance, logistics and follow up from the staff.…

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Primary Headache

Acute, severe headache is a common symptom of patients presenting to the emergency department. In 90% of cases, the cause will be one of the primary headache syndromes.…

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Primary Headache

Acute, severe headache is a common symptom of patients presenting to the emergency department. In 90% of cases, the cause will be one of the primary headache syndromes.…

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It’s all in her head

A 10-year-old girl presents with lethargy, vomiting, headaches and an unsteady gait. She collapsed at home a few hours prior to arrival at your Emergency Department.…

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Acute Kidney Injury

This session aims to illustrate, through a series of clinical cases, the common presentations and complications of acute kidney injury (AKI).…

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Cranial Nerves One to Six

Cranial nerve injuries are important clinical signs, which alert the examiner to intracranial pathology. This session will look at the more common traumatic and medical causes of cranial nerve injury…

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Giant Headache!!!

A 69-year-old lady presents with a 3-week history of right sided headache and jaw claudication, associated with significant reduction in vision of the right eye for 2 days.…

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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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Secondary Headache

This session will focus on secondary causes of acute severe headaches that are likely to present to an emergency department.…

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Blinding Headache

A 35-year-old presents with right sided headache, photophobia and vomiting progressing to left homonymous hemianopia and left sided numbness.…

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Doc, my head hurts

A 42-year-old man presents to the Emergency Department at 4am with a severe headache. He is pacing up and down and says that he has been woken up by a similar headache every night for the last 4 night…

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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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