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An elderly man comes in acutely unwell. He's pyrexial, tachycardic, and isn’t passing urine.
A previously healthy patient presents with a rapid onset illness, with fever, rash and tachycardia - what could be the culprit?
This session looks at disorders of potassium metabolism, in particular the presentation of hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia in the ED. It also covers the investigation and management of these conditions.
This module looks at disorders of potassium metabolism, in particular the presentation of hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia in the ED. It also covers the investigation and management of these conditions.
A 76-year-old diabetic is referred with confusion and is being treated for a UTI. She is tachycardic and drowsy, is there more than sepsis?
A 5-year-old boy presents to the paediatric emergency department with a two-week history of progressively worse face, arms and feet swelling.
A 46-year-old gentleman with a known history of alcohol dependence re-attends to the ED with a reduced GCS. Is he just drunk?
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 23-year-old woman is rushed into Resus following a collapse in a local night club.
RCEM, Advanced Life Support, ALS, shockable rhythm, non- shockable rhythm, cardiac arrest, resuscitation, resus.
A 16-day-old baby, who has had an uneventful antenatal period, presents with coryza, with some blood streaking in this. His symptoms progress over the coming days to uncover another more subtle diagnosis that may not be considered without a thorough and detailed assessment.
An elderly woman attends with a vague history of weakness and confusion but an unremarkable clinical examination. How will you proceed?
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.
The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. 
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 patient with “kidney troubles” now has acute kidney injury. How will you identify and manage her AKI?
A 25-year-old male presents with a five day history of bilateral muscular leg pain.
Can you recognise acute kidney injury and prevent its deadly complications?
Rhabdomyolysis is the breakdown of muscle fibres resulting in the release of muscle fibre cell contents into the bloodstream.
This session looks at the causes, identification and treatment of rhabdomyolysis in the ED.
An 83-year-old female presents with worsening shortness of breath over the past three days which suddenly got worse tonight.
A 63-year-old female presents with anxiety and collapse
A 66-year old male with abdominal pain, distension and vomiting attends the emergency department. His bowels were last opened 5 days ago. Can you figure out the cause?
An elderly gentleman presented with lethargy and poor oral intake. As routine tests begin they reveal he has more than just an AKI that needs treatment.
The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. This month’s topic is diagnostic imaging.
This session will illustrate through a series of clinical case studies some of the common problems a patient with end stage renal disease (ESRD) is prone to
This session aims to illustrate, through a series of clinical cases, the common presentations and complications of acute kidney injury (AKI).
This session is about the evaluation of arterial blood gases in the emergency department.
This session is about the evaluation of arterial blood gases in the emergency department
For hypercalcaemia to develop, the normal calcium regulation system must be overwhelmed by an excess of PTH, calcitriol, some other serum factor that can mimic these hormones, or a huge calcium load.
Hypercalcaemia is commonly seen in patients with malignant disease. This session explains the assessment and management of the problem in the emergency department
Hypercalcaemia is commonly seen in patients with malignant disease. This session explains the assessment and management of the problem in the emergency department
An 84-year-old woman presents to emergency department with new confusion and weakness.
A 47-year-old nurse with a 2 week history of headaches and lethargy presented with a pre-syncopal episode at work. She was pale and sweaty before the collapse and had slow speech during the episode.
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a sudden decline in kidney function. AKI in children is associated with an increased risk of death, prolonged hospital stay and the development of chronic kidney disease
A patient starts seizing in your ED, standard management is commenced but the cause and management may not be so straightforward.
This month is in 2 parts. Part 1 has LoDED Study, Trauma Top 5 Papers, Neurosurgical Emergencies. Part 2 has New in EM - Peripheral pressors, VTE Guidelines, New in EM - Thirst guided IV fluid
May 2020 podcast featuring Dan Simmons on Leadership, New in EM Ultralong IV Cannula with ultrasound, AKI Guidelines, New in EM Hypothermia in non shock rhythms
A 60-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 1 week history of increasing lethargy, intermittent tingling in both arms and palpitations
FRCEM Primary Examination Single Best Answer
We all work in the Emergency Department because we think there’s going to be lots of “emergencies”
The February Podcast from the Team
Welcome back to the RCEM Learning podcast for May 2017
The 2017 RCEM CPD conference was held in central London in April 2017. There was a great selection of speakers and we had the good fortune to capture a few interviews with some of the speakers