Methaemoglobinaemia

Hypoxia is common in patients presenting to the ED and can be life-threatening. The differentials are wide and include cardiac, respiratory and haematological causes…

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Tension Decision

A 6-month-old girl was brought to your emergency department by her parents with five days of gradually increasing respiratory distress.…

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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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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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