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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Feeling Blue: When a good night turns bad

A woman is found unresponsive in a takeaway at midnight. She is hypotensive, drowsy and has low oxygen saturations. She is unable to give a history and there is nobody with her. Can you help her?…

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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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Not Sweet Enough

A 63-year-old female with a background of type I diabetes mellitus, chronic pancreatitis and COPD presents to the ED with confusion and hypoglycaemia.…

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Salicylic Stress

Paul, a 52 year old electrician, has been in your department for three and a half hours with a presenting complaint of abdominal pain…

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September 2019

This month we have Guideline CVA part 2 | Paper 1 – New in EM cervical artery dissection | Belfast CPD 2019 Acute Ophthalmology | New in EM: NACSTOP trial – early cessation of NAC in parac…

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He looks a bit blue doctor

A 45 year old man is brought to ED after his neighbours call an ambulance, concerned that he looks ‘unwell’. The paramedic crew bring him to resus since he appears cyanotic with sats of 82…

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The ALS Algorithm

This session covers the Advanced Life Support (ALS) algorithm (2010), which provides an evidence-based template for your clinical skills…

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