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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TERN Top papers July 2021

The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. This month’s Top Papers comes f…

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Acute Kidney Injury in Children

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a sudden decline in kidney function. AKI in children is associated with an increased risk of death, prolonged hospital stay and the development of chronic kidney disease…

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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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Lightning Learning

During Summer storms, lightning strikes can cause fatalities …but what happens to the survivors?…

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Hypertensive Emergencies

A hypertensive emergency is defined as the clinical situation in which there is a marked elevation of blood pressure (BP) associated with acute or progressive end organ damage, e.g. cardiovascular, re…

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