A Tricky Trache

A 60-year-old man with a tracheostomy is brought into the emergency department with acute shortness of breath…

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, generalised or systemic hypersensitivity reaction characterised by rapidly developing life threatening airway, breathing and/or circulation problems usually …

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Croup

Eighty percent of children presenting with an acute onset of stridor and a cough have croup…

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Difficult Airway Management

While the theory contained in this session provides useful knowledge about airway management, putting this knowledge into practice requires extensive supervised practical experience.…

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Difficult Airway Management

While the theory contained in this session provides useful knowledge about airway management, putting this knowledge into practice requires extensive supervised practical experience.…

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Safe Sedation Procedures in Adults

This session focuses on the knowledge, skills, facilities and equipment required to perform safe emergency department procedural sedation. Commonly used sedation agents and some of their qualities are…

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Basic Airway Management

Patients with airway compromise need prompt recognition and correction using basic airway techniques. These are essential skills for emergency physicians and will be covered in this session.…

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Breathlessness

Dyspnoea is an overall term used to describe an unpleasant awareness of increased respiratory effort and will be used synonymously with “breathlessness” in this session.…

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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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