EMJ Podcast May 2022

This month we discuss Comparison of Q SOFA and hospital early warning scores for prognosis in suspected sepsis in ED patients: A systematic review.…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly…

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It’s all in her head

A 10-year-old girl presents with lethargy, vomiting, headaches and an unsteady gait. She collapsed at home a few hours prior to arrival at your Emergency Department.…

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Gall Bladder Disease

Gall Bladder, specifically gallstone, disease is the commonest abdominal complaint causing hospital admission in the developed world.…

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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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Decreased Conscious Level in a Child

The child with decreased consciousness is a common problem with many possible diagnoses and potentially high mortality and morbidity. It is therefore important for the emergency physician to rapidly …

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December 2020

This month we discuss Do Beta Blockers Effect Lactate Levels in Sepsis? | Bites and Stings | PPE for COVID in HCW | Cellulitis…

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A Shocking Knee

A 73-year-old man presented to the ED with a 36hr history of atraumatic right knee pain and a 24hr history of diarrhoea and feeling generally unwell…

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