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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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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Non Invasive Ventilation

This guide is not intended for those who are experienced ITU types, however, if you are one of the millions of front-line staff looking to help during our latest respiratory pandemic with little exper…

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Patients with known pulmonary hypertension may present to the emergency department with a variety of acute problems related to this disease such as pulmonary embolism…

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an elevation in pulmonary vascular pressure that can be caused by an isolated increase in pulmonary arterial pressure.…

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Another angry drunk

It’s Friday night, a 19-year-old male who alleges he’s been assaulted is shouting / being aggressive in the waiting area. The triage nurses asks you to discharge him…

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Lightning Learning

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

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