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Management of Acute Presentations of Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department

How to manage acute sickle cell disease. Focus on early analgesia, warmth, hydration, and oxygenation. Recognition and management of specific complications. Criteria for admission and discharge.
Cardiac arrest in pregnancy is a potential presentation to the emergency department. If it happens, you are likely to be cognitively overloaded.
RIF pain and PV bleeding - history and treatment.
Learning about lightning injuries
A pregnant female accidentally takes an excess of paracetamol. This SAQ explores the important considerations taken when managing acute paracetamol poisoning during pregnancy.
A 38-year-old female patient presents three days post-partum with vomiting and epigastric pain.
You receive a pre-alert for a 30-year-old female who had chest pain earlier that morning.
A pregnant patient presents with signs of shock
A 46-year-old female presents with a three-month history of progressively worsening vaginal bleeding.
This session is aimed at the approach to post-menopausal bleeding in the Emergency Department.
This module discusses the aetiology, presentation, management and disposition of patients with postmenopausal bleeding in the ED.
A 38-year-old fit and well female, who is 29 weeks pregnant, attends with a sudden onset of worsening, retro-orbital headache.
Management of Cardiac arrest in advanced pregnancy.
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.
A 40-year-old female presents to the Emergency Department feeling lethargic for 24 hours.
A young pregnant woman attends with severe nausea and vomiting. She’s unable to keep tablets, food or fluids down and looks dehydrated.
A woman attends your ED with severe lower abdominal pain and fullness, with difficulty urinating. She had roughly similar symptoms when she was diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease before.
There are three pregnant patients in the department who require consideration of Rhesus status and anti-D immunoglobulin. You must assess each in turn.
A 13-year-old girl presents to the Paediatric ED with a 48 hour history of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
A woman presents with breast pain and fever to your emergency department. How will you manage this patient?
A pregnant woman presents with a headache and abdominal pain and suddenly deteriorates. How will you manage this?
A young female patient presents with lower abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding to your ED. How will you manage this patient?
A young lady presents to the ED with a history of pain on urination and defecation for two months.
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
This session outlines a standardised approach to providing care for a haemodynamically normal patient presenting following rape or sexual assault.
Small magnets in small people.
A few considerations for why ED practitioners should all be comfortable at performing speculum examinations and bimanual examinations.
A 60-year-old female patient presents to ED with vaginal bleeding. She is worried that it could be cancer.
A young lady, 13 weeks pregnant presents with one day history of left lower limb swelling, pain and discolouration. Bedside ultrasonography reveals thrombosis occluding the CFV and collateral veins.
An interactive learning session covering the relevance of vaginal bleeding in an emergency medicine context
This session covers the relevance of vaginal bleeding in an Emergency Medicine context
This session will cover the pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of PID and equip you with the knowledge and confidence to manage this important presentation in the Emergency Department.
Nausea and vomiting affects approximately 80% of women during early pregnancy
Exposure to a viral illness in pregnancy. How worried should Mum be?
A 19-year-old student attends the ED (accompanied by a friend) and, at triage, complains of abdominal pain.
A young woman is seriously unwell. Her flatmates give you all the information you need. Now you must save her life. Period!
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 Top Papers comes from the beautiful hills of Snowdonia, with the team from Bangor Emergency Department bringing you this month’s summary of important articles for your attention.
A 21-year-old woman, 27-weeks pregnant, presents with a rare but important cause of chest pain during pregnancy.
A pregnant lady presents to your department with confusion, diarrhoea, fever, and a purpuric rash.
This question is aimed at CT1 and above. This question focuses on decision making.
This session covers the emergency management of both bleeding in early pregnancy and antepartum haemorrhage (APH) Appropriate investigation and initial emergency interventions are considered including rhesus status and the administration of anti-D immunoglobulin.
A 29-year-old primiparous woman attends the ED at 35/40 weeks gestation.
A 32-year-old type 1 diabetic female presents at 30/40 gestation of her first pregnancy feeling generally unwell.
Know the clinical presentation of pre-eclampsia, recognise the risk factors for pre-eclampsia, describe the initial investigations for the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia & much more
An overview of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy with cases concentrating on ED management
When I found out I was pregnant, the aspect I was most surprised about was how tired I was. At 6 weeks growing something the size of a blackcurrant inside of me I would come home from every shift exhausted and I’d fall asleep as soon as I sat on the couch.
This month we discuss Accuracy of PE rule-out strategies in pregnancy 
A 27-year-old lady presents to the Emergency Department complaining of non-specific abdominal pain which came on 4 hours ago
This month we have Belfast CPD 2019 Tracheostomy | NICE Pneumonia | New in EM YEARS in pregnancy
Octobers podcast is a special from the RCEM ASC with an interview with the new president Dr Katherine Henderson, Prof Simon Carley on his top 10 papers for EM, and an interview with Rod Little prize winner Dr Gordon Fuller
This iBook (in conjunction with a series of associated clinical cases) is another manifestation of the heterogenous learning communities which constitute EM.
What will you do when called to attend a trauma call for a motorcyclist with a suspected pelvis problem?
“Why can't I write anymore?”
This session covers the emergency management of both bleeding in early pregnancy and antepartum haemorrhage (APH) Appropriate investigation and initial emergency interventions are considered including rhesus status and the administration of anti-D immunioglobulin.
FRCEM Primary Examination Single Best Answer
The October 2018 podcast
Gynae presentations to the emergency department are fairly common, yet fill everyone with dread. The management is similar to any other medical problem
The December 2017 Podcast
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
In this podcast we cover something fairly rare that if all goes well shouldn't even present to the ED