A Refresher on Pneumothorax

An update on the 2023 guidelines for management of pneumothorax.
A 3-year-old child presents to your emergency department with a rash, fever and vomiting.
A cyanosed young lady sitting comfortably in the waiting room.
A 36-year-old male presents with a 5-day history of sore throat, fever and dehydration.
A man collapses in the bathroom. What was the cause? Is he safe to go home?
A case of breathlessness secondary to deep sea illness.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis, very common presentation to the ED, is a potentially life-threatening complication of type 1 diabetes. The Joint British Diabetes Societies have developed recent consensus guidelines to guide management.
How will you manage a patient presenting with an atraumatic painful swelling of their great toe?
Management of the most common ophthalmic presentation: the acute red eye.
A 53-year-old man presents to the ED with a 12-hour history of impaired sensation to the right side of his face, right arm and right upper torso.
The infant who nearly died in her parent’s arms.
Is it just another headache, or something more sinister?
An unusual presentation of chest pain to the emergency department following substance abuse at a party.
Diagnosis and management of itchy bedbug bites!
You are called to a pre-alerted 6-day-old baby who has arrived in paediatric resus with rapid breathing. How will you manage this infant?
The boy doesn't look sick but his heart beats fast.
A patient presents with a red eye – how do you manage it?
An unusual presentation of leaking gas in the abdomen.
A painful ear in a febrile child
An older woman with a background of alcohol excess has an unusual blood gas. What is causing her drowsiness and how will you treat it?
Elbow injuries are a common presentation to the paediatric emergency department.
A patient presents following a viral illness with RUQ pain, vomiting and confusion.
Tracheostomy emergencies are a relatively common and often alarming occurrence – do you know how to manage a patient presenting with a tracheostomy emergency?
EM/PHEM resuscitation during an observer shift