Breathlessness

Dyspnoea is an overall term used to describe an unpleasant awareness of increased respiratory effort and will be used synonymously with "breathlessness" in this session.
This session concentrates on patients with actual or impending cardiopulmonary arrest.
This session covers the diagnosis and initial management of a patient with acute aortic dissection.
Angioedema and Urticaria (hives) are part of a spectrum of allergic symptoms and occasionally have a non-allergic aetiology.
For each life-threatening thoracic injury this session includes: a definition and context, Clinical assessment , treatment and Key learning points.
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.
This session covers the assessment, treatment and management of patients presenting to the ED with primary blast injuries.
The aim of this session is to have a quick recap of Brugada syndrome, identify key ECG features for diagnosis and learn about managing patients with the condition.
The physiological effects of hypothermia mean that the management of cardiac arrest requires an altered approach.
This session is an overview of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy and Childhood (SUDIC); the risk factors associated with SUDIC, our role in the ED and the investigative process thereafter.
This session is about the assessment and complex management of patients with pelvic injury in the emergency department.
This session covers how to diagnose, assess and manage a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).