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Procedural Sedation in Emergency Medicine 2020

Discussing the indications for procedural sedation
This session deals with the critical appraisal of a key randomised controlled trial. The study concerns two treatments for the management of hand lacerations
Fracture of the neck of the femur is a common injury and the incidence is increasing although it is not always easy to diagnose. The majority of fractures are caused by falls in the elderly and the fracture usually occurs through osteoporotic bone
This session deals with the assessment and management of gall bladder and gall stone disease
This module covers the assessment and management of patients with acute liver failure.
Cranial nerve injuries are important clinical signs, which alert the examiner to intracranial pathology. This session will look at the more common traumatic and medical causes of cranial nerve injury
Radiology interpretation
This session covers the cause, clinical features, treatment and management of impetigo, cellulitis, erysipelas and necrotising fasciitis
E-learning module in burns assessment and management in the Emergency Department
This module will look at the assessment and management of infections affecting the external eye and the lacrimal apparatus.
Myocarditis is an uncommon disease but it has a significant morbidity and mortality
An overview of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy with cases concentrating on ED management
This session will focus on secondary causes of acute severe headaches that are likely to present to an emergency department.
Bell's palsy is a relatively uncommon condition presenting to primary care. Despite a benign course for most children with Bell's palsy, there are a number of serious causes of facial paralysis which can be easily missed
Emergency medicine ultrasound has been steadily developing over the last two decades, and courses have run in the UK since the late 1990s. Since ultrasound is rapid and involves no radiation, it is an excellent clinical tool, often referred to as the modern stethoscope
Dementia is a common disease within the elderly population. The care of these patients poses challenges for clinicians and carers alike
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.
Cranial nerve injuries are important clinical signs, which alert the examiner to intracranial pathology. This session will look at the more common traumatic and medical causes of cranial nerve injury to cranial nerves
Needlestick injuries occur in healthcare workers and members of the public. Although transmission of blood borne viruses is unlikely, they cause considerable concern.
This session aims to give a brief overview of dental emergencies that may present in A&E, including aetiology, diagnosis and management
This session will give you a plan for the initial assessment and management of abdominal trauma.
This session covers the importance of, and methods of performing triage in mass casualty situations.
Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient
Patients with mental health problems often present to the Emergency Department (ED). They will commonly be assessed and then treated, initially, by junior doctors.