A Constant Cough

A 9-week-old female infant presents to Paediatric A&E at 2200 hrs with a history of coughing, difficulty in breathing, lethargy and reduced feeding.…

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Nifty NIPPV

A 72-year-old gentleman who has not seen a doctor in decades presents with dyspnoea and acidosis with increased work of breathing.…

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Deteriorating and Desaturating

An elderly man presents to the ED with shortness of breath, although he initially appears well, things deteriorate quickly and rapid assessment and treatment is required.…

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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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Story of a puffy face

Cerebral and respiratory complications from mass effect of thoracic/ neck malignancies can be a very challenging situation to manage. Would you know what to do if this presented to your ED…

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Baby Blues

A mother has rushed into the emergency department very concerned that her baby is blue. This case covers the importance of understanding cyanosis, with consideration for the potential causes and manag…

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PEM and ex-Prems

Advances in neonatal care have resulted in more ex-prems being discharged into the community, and these fragile neonates tend to be frequent fliers…

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Croup

Eighty percent of children presenting with an acute onset of stridor and a cough have croup…

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Tension Decision

A 3-year-old girl was brought to your emergency department by her parents with five days of gradually increasing respiratory distress.…

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