Take my breath away

A 27-year-old male has self-presented to your ED with acute onset of shortness of breath and severe pain to the right side of his chest.…

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To drain or not to drain?

A 67-year-old man presents via ambulance with shortness of breath and fever. He has recently completed his first 2 week chemotherapy course for auricular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), administered vi…

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Pop Goes the Lung

A 23-year-old male was playing rugby 4 days ago. He was touching down in his in-goal area for a 5-metre scrum when he was kneed in the back towards his left side.…

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Blast Injuries

This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the emergency department with primary blast injuries…

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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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Spontaneous Pneumothorax

This session covers the assessment and management of primary, secondary and tension pneumothoraces. It includes the use of radiograph investigations, needle aspiration and chest drain insertion…

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