Decreased Conscious Level in a Child

The child with decreased consciousness is a common problem with many possible diagnoses and potentially high mortality and morbidity.
Acute dystonia is a movement disorder in which there is a state of abnormal tone produced by slow and sustained contractions of opposing muscle groups.
Angioedema and Urticaria (hives) are part of a spectrum of allergic symptoms and occasionally have a non-allergic aetiology.
This module explores the presentations of children to the ED by concerned parents after a potential ingestion of a substance is common.
Carbon monoxide poisoning still accounts for a significant number of cases and is associated with both morbidity and mortality through a spectrum of presentations due to both acute and chronic exposures.
The use of FI blocks in the emergency department has been shown to provide effective pain relief in the acute setting and to reduce the use of opiate analgesia.
Supraventricular Tachycardias can be divided into three pathophysiologicaly distinct conditions.
This session considers the three main forms of drug related hyperthermia, malignant hyperthermia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome and serotonin syndrome.
Hypoxia is common in patients presenting to the ED and can be life-threatening. The differentials are wide and include cardiac, respiratory and haematological causes
Chemical incidents usually happen following leaks, explosions or fires in industrial settings
Patients frequently attend the emergency department (ED) with episodes of cutaneous and mucosal swelling.
Sedation is a routine aspect of emergency care. The aim is clear: make the procedural experience as comfortable as possible for your patient, whilst ensuring that your practice is safe.