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March 2024

This month we have Low vs High Dose Dexamethasone for Migraine, Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Transfusion thresholds in MI and New Online.
DVT typically presents in the lower limb, although it can also rarely occur in the upper limb.
This module deals with the assessment and management of possible deep vein thrombosis in the emergency department.
This session covers the diagnosis and initial management of a patient with acute aortic dissection.
This session covers the diagnosis and initial management of a patient with acute aortic dissection.
A 51-year old man presents at 3am to the Emergency Department with severe pain in his left arm.
A 65-year-old female presents to the ED with a painful swollen left leg. How confident are you in risk assessment and management of DVT?
This module describes focused ultrasound for suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
A 65-year-old male is brought to the ED with severe abdominal pain and nausea.
A set of 10 Multiple choice questions to help you revise. The Questions have been selected at random covering the curriculum.
Another pain in the back SBA
Your department is crowded with multiple ambulances arriving, very few empty clinical spaces and multiple boarded patients due to exit block.
A 65-year-old male presents to your busy ED with pain in lower abdomen and radiating to testicular area.
You think this is a regular day at the office and a very straight forward case, but is it?
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.
Using PoCUS to identify the abdominal aorta is an important skill and a curriculum requirement for completion of EM training. Can you identify all the relevant structures using ultrasound?
This session explores how to use point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to assess patients presenting with shock to the ED .
This session covers the diagnosis and initial management of a patient with acute limb ischaemia.
This session covers the diagnosis and initial management of a patient with acute limb ischaemia.
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.
As I write this, it’s aortic dissection awareness day. Not another blog on AAD I hear you cry…But we thought you might all like an update and a consolidation on what is happening in the world of this black swan diagnosis.
Evaluate various patient entry methods.
This document covers FAST, Assessment of the Abdominal Aorta and IVC, Vascular Access and Echocardiography in Life Support.
A 65-year-old male presents to the emergency department (ED) by ambulance with an episode of collapse.
Ultrasound in AAA decision making
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
June 2018
This podcast was initiated by the survivors and relatives of aortic dissection in the group Aortic Dissection Awareness UK
The latest podcast from the RCEMLearning team
The February Podcast from the Team
The RCEMLearning podcast for November 2017
The new podcast for July 2017
We're back with some more papers to whet your critical appraisal and knowledge hungry appetite
Critical Appraisal: Appraising a Diagnostic Test: D-Dimer
New in EM Nov 2016
This is the first in a series of monthly Guidelines podcasts. This month @AndyNeill joins @maxirebecca to discuss the recent Chest Guidelines on Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE disease