Breathlessness

This session is about the assessment and management of patients presenting with breathlessness to the emergency department…

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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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Teaching the Basics: Blood Gases

Teaching is a huge part of emergency medicine. Whether you’re preparing for the FRCEM OSCE or some shopfloor supervision of medical students, you need to be able to explain things to others that…

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COVID-19 iBook

All our Current COVID-19 information collated together in one handy iBook alongside amazing content from St Emlyn’s and Don’t forget the bubbles…

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Adult Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is caused by a mutation in a gene that encodes cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, which is expressed in many epithelial and blood cells.…

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Nifty NIPPV

A 72-year-old gentleman who has not seen a doctor in decades presents with dyspnoea and acidosis with increased work of breathing.…

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Deteriorating and Desaturating

An elderly man presents to the ED with shortness of breath, although he initially appears well, things deteriorate quickly and rapid assessment and treatment is required.…

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An Atopic Heart

A 35-year-old previously healthy male presents to the emergency department complaining of chest pain and breathlessness following an unknown bite…

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