Acute Dystonia

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.…

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Angioedema

Angioedema and Urticaria (hives) are part of a spectrum of allergic symptoms and occasionally have a non-allergic aetiology.…

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Bifascicular Block

This session looks at the aetiology, diagnosis and management of bifascicular block in the ED.…

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Atraumatic Red Eye

This session identifies the clinical features of the different types of conjunctivitis and describes appropriate investigation and management.…

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Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hand

This session presents a logical approach to the assessment, diagnosis and management of soft-tissue hand injuries in the ED, including suggested indications for early hand specialist referrals.…

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Thoracic Trauma

For each life-threatening thoracic injury this session includes: a definition and context, Clinical assessment , treatment and Key learning points.…

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Hypertensive Emergencies

A hypertensive emergency is defined as the clinical situation in which there is a marked elevation of blood pressure (BP) associated with acute or progressive end organ damage, e.g. cardiovascular, re…

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Delirium in the Elderly

Delirium, or acute confusional state, is a common cause of attendance to an ED. The high morbidity and mortality associated with this condition highlights the need for continuing review of the managem…

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Mechanism of Injury

Understanding mechanism of injury is a crucial aspect of managing patients who have suffered traumatic injuries. This session aims to provide an overview on attaining this information and its translat…

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Disorders of Potassium Balance

This session looks at disorders of potassium metabolism, in particular the presentation of hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia in the ED. It also covers the investigation and management of these conditions…

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Syncope

This session is about assessment and management of patients presenting with transient loss of consciousness to the ED.…

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