Methaemoglobinaemia

Hypoxia is common in patients presenting to the ED and can be life-threatening. The differentials are wide and include cardiac, respiratory and haematological causes…

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Carbamazepine – A Toxic Shock

A 46-year-old man is brought by ambulance to the Emergency Department. He has been drinking alcohol all afternoon and according to collateral from his wife he had taken ‘some tablets’ two hours ago.…

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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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Ecstasy

Class A drug in the UK – illegal to possess, give away or sell. Possession can be punished with 7 years in jail…

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