Air in the Chest

Shortness of breath is a common occurance for COPD patients, and were used to putting them on non invasive ventilation. What happens when we cant?…

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A Hypertensive Emergency

A 56-year-old man presents to the Emergency Department with chest pain. It was fairly abrupt in onset whilst he was digging in the garden and was associated with a brief episode of collapse…

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Meningitis

You pick up the next patient to be seen. It’s a 25 year old who has neck stiffness, and a headache, and a sore throat. The GP has sent them in as a possible meningitis patient. Where do you go f…

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Hypercalcaemia in Malignancy

Hypercalcaemia is commonly seen in patients with malignant disease. This session explains the assessment and management of the problem in the emergency department…

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Adult Procedural Sedation

The aim of procedural sedation is to relieve a patient’s anxiety towards and facilitate their cooperation for a potentially painful procedure…

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