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March 2024

This month we have Low vs High Dose Dexamethasone for Migraine, Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Transfusion thresholds in MI and New Online.
Here are a few reminders and updates on the basics of transfusion - Part 2.
Transfusion may seem simple, but here are a few reminders and updates on the basics of transfusion starting with the transfusion ten commandments.
A 38-year-old female patient presents three days post-partum with vomiting and epigastric pain.
A 48-year-old gentleman presents at 3am to the ED having woken at 2am with palpitations.
This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the ED with primary blast injuries.
This module covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the ED with primary blast injuries.
EM/PHEM resuscitation during an observer shift
A 6-year-old boy with a background of sickle cell disease presents to the ED with two days of worsening right hip pain and is unable to weight bear.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
Patient with Von Willebrand disease is brought to ED with per rectal bleeding.
RCEM, Advanced Life Support, ALS, shockable rhythm, non- shockable rhythm, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, resus.
The unspoken disease of inflicted, non-accidental injury in children.
As with most decisions in medicine, the decision to reverse anticoagulation depends on the risk vs the benefit of doing so for that individual patient. There are a few things to consider in particular when weighing up the two sides.
This session is about the assessment and complex management of patients with pelvic injury in the emergency department.
This session is about the assessment and complex management of patients with pelvic injury in the ED.
Anuric with an INR of 15 and an AKI 3 on a background of bilateral renal artery stenosis with stenting and life-long warfarin.
This session covers the assessment and management of lower gastrointestinal (GI) haemorrhage.
This session covers the assessment and management of lower GI haemorrhage.
A 9-year old boy with known sickle cell disease who suddenly cannot move his right arm and leg.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A 7-year-old girl is brought into the ED by her mother on a busy Saturday afternoon after experiencing several nose bleeds at home over the preceding few hours.
Patients present to ED with complications of etiologies that might not yet have been diagnosed. As ED physicians, it’s imperative to connect the dots and identify themes, beyond the acute complaints.
A 30-year-old woman of African origin attends the ED complaining of lethargy and increasing shortness of breath.
The forbidden forest is home to many dangerous creatures, where an encounter with even the smallest ticks can leave a big impact.
A teenage boy is referred to you by his GP with nose bleeds, bruising and low energy levels
This session outlines the pathophysiology of acute leukaemia, the first-line investigations and management, with a particular focus on scenarios likely to be encountered in the emergency department.
The pathophysiology of acute leukaemia, the first-line investigations and management
This session explores how to use point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to assess patients presenting with shock to the ED .
Good supportive care makes a difference in sickle cell disease
You're in leafy Great Britain, and a young patient arrives in lots of pain. They ask for some morphine, because they have sickle cell, and you're not really sure whether this is appropriate.  Read the blog to explore more about sickle cell! 
An 18-year-old female presents to the ED of your local hospital during a night shift with a spider bite over the thigh. She is feverish and tachycardic.
This module will discuss the causes of lower gastrointestinal bleeding in children. It will consider how the causes can be differentiated by age, when to perform further investigations and basic management plans.
This module will discuss the causes of lower gastrointestinal bleeding in children. It will consider how the causes can be differentiated by age, when to perform further investigations and basic management plans.
FAST involves assessment of the peritoneal cavity, pleural cavity and pericardial space. Learning that free fluid is present facilitates the most appropriate management plan
A 22-year-old man presented to the ED following a collapse with abdominal pain and no history of trauma. He was profoundly shocked and investigation revealed intra-abdominal haemorrhage.
A bleeding patient on anticoagulation
Patients who suffer from an acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) haemorrhage are a common reason for presentation to the ED in the UK
Evaluate various patient entry methods.
A pregnant lady presents to your department with confusion, diarrhoea, fever, and a purpuric rash.
An 80-year-old gentleman is brought to the emergency department after falling at home.
Paracetamol overdose accounts for in excess of 70% of cases in the UK whereas worldwide viral hepatitis is the commonest cause.
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.
This session is about the assessment and management of patients presenting with breathlessness to the emergency department
Understanding paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (PIMS-TS)
Understanding paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (PIMS-TS).
This month we have Belfast CPD 2019 Tracheostomy | NICE Pneumonia | New in EM YEARS in pregnancy
A young child presents to your Emergency Department with non specific upper respiratory tract symptoms. You’ve seen him before on a previous visit.
What went wrong for a child who picked up Lymes’ instead of limes?
December 2018 Podcast
With the possibility of catastrophic bleeding seen in the over-anticoagulated patient, be it spontaneous or following trauma.
The new podcast for July 2017
For those of you who weren’t able to attend and for those of you who want to listen again to some of the great talks, this month we’ll be bringing you some of the superb plenary sessions on the podcast
Interview with Prof Col Russell, Defence Consultant Advisor for EM, on EM in the military.
A paper about the effect of tranexamic acid for patients who have suffered major trauma