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Cardiac Arrest in the Pregnant Patient

Cardiac arrest in pregnancy is a potential presentation to the emergency department. If it happens, you are likely to be cognitively overloaded.
Early recognition and treatment of sepsis in children is crucial as progression to organ failure and shock is often very rapid.
One of the most common reasons for newborns to be sent in to the ED for assessment is weight loss.
This module details the three main presentations of Congenital Heart Disease to the ED; shock, cyanosis and congestive heart failure.
This session details the three main presentations of Congenital Heart Disease to the ED; shock, cyanosis and congestive heart failure.
A 3-day-old baby girl is brought to the emergency department by her distressed mother with complaints about the baby's shivering and lethargy.
Whilst managing labour and birth in the ED is an uncommon occurrence, there are many reasons why a mother may present to the ED when in labour.
Whilst managing labour and birth in the ED is an uncommon occurrence, there are many reasons why a mother may present to the ED when in labour.
Crying babies are frequently brought to the ED because the child cries so much that the parents believe there must be something physically wrong. whilst we’re waiting for AI to be developed to help with translation of the cries, having some idea of potential causes is useful.
What will you do when your weekend shift in the Paediatric ED turns into seeing a stream of yellow babies?
We are a team of EM doctors working in Wales. We have chosen to look at a range of paediatric papers, focusing on two sub-topics, attendances to the emergency department & paediatric infections.
A neonate that suddenly collapses leaves us all with dread.
One of the most common reasons for newborns to be sent in to the ED for assessment is weight loss
The neonatal period (<28 days of age) and young infancy (< 3months ) is the most common time for presentation of congenital conditions and the highest susceptibility for infection.
It's a common card to pick up in some paeds EDs - the yellow newborn. But whilst this can be an 'easy' one, such tiny babies can strike fear into the hearts of some!
A 22-year-old lady delivers a 36-week-old baby unexpectedly at home. The baby was initially pink with an Apgar of 9, and a birth weight of 7lbs
A neonate is brought to your Emergency Department in a shocked state
Unwell neonate with an umbilical hernia
This session looks at the techniques available to collect urine samples from children in an emergency department. It discusses the evidence basis and the relative merits of each technique
This session will cover common tummy troubles with particular reference to evidence-based management of colic and gastro-oesophageal reflux.
This session will explore common neonatal presentations that could be safely discharged from the ED without necessarily involving the on-call paediatric team.
Neonates can present with normal physiology to the paediatric emergency department. Studies have suggested that 1.9% of all patients present within the first month of life
Sick neonates with vesiculopustular rashes should be tested for HSV, candidal and Staphylococcal infections (EL3)
A 30-day-old ex-36/40 twin, male infant attends the ED with his mother due to concern regarding vomiting of 4 days duration
A 5-week term baby is brought in by his parents with a 24-hour history of poor feeding. No fever or infective features.
A 21-day-old term baby presents to your emergency department in respiratory distress and appears dusky blue.
Not one, but two teeny tiny yellow wailing babies present to your Paediatric ED! Their worried parents ask you: "why have the twins turned yellow?"
FRCEM Primary Examination Single Best Answer
This blog is an overview of how to approach an unwell infant. It covers diagnoses not to be missed, how to spot them and a few tips about management.
iBook 3 including 'Looking like Maggie Simpson' , 'Pem and EX PREMS', and 'prolonged jaundice'
Prolonged jaundice is different from early jaundice as it is jaundice which persists for 14 days in a baby who was born at term (37 weeks or more gestation), or to 21 days in a pre-term baby born before 37 weeks gestation.
It's a common card to pick up in some paeds EDs - the yellow newborn. But whilst this can be an 'easy' one, such tiny babies can strike fear into the hearts of some!
Oct New in Em from Nikki Abela, Simon Laing, Chris Connolly, Craig Davison, Ken Milne, Andy Neill
Inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) are disorders of chemical pathways. These diseases led to dangerous deficiencies or excesses of chemicals
The second day in Leeds had a presidential opening by RCEM’s very own Cliff Mann, who gave a very reassuring talk about the pressures we are all facing in the emergency department