Fishing for a diagnosis

A keen fisherman attends following a flu-like illness. He has a small head wound and is now jaundiced. One sign brings it all together, can you spot it?…

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Under his eye

There’s more than meets the eye in this case of orbital cellulitis…

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A Tired Heart

A 73-year-old gentleman with a background of heart failure, atrial fibrillation and severe aortic stenosis presents to your Emergency Department with shortness of breath…

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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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Hip Examination: Apophyseal Avulsion

A 14-year-old footballer is brought in by paramedics. Whilst shooting at goal, he felt an intense pop in his left hip, followed by a sudden shooting pain…

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Dazed and Confused

An 8-year-old girl was brought into the ED with a head injury. She had been out sledging with her family when she lost control and collided with a tree…

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The Twitching Tot

The paramedics arrive with a 3-year-old boy who has had two seizures today. He has known developmental delay but has no history of seizures previously…

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Chainsaw Injury of the Neck

A 21-year-old man presents with a chainsaw injury to his neck on the left side. At the scene, he had a GCS of 15 and was able to move all four limbs but complained of a tingling sensation in his left …

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Blue Sunday

A 23-year-old woman is rushed into Resus following a collapse in a local night club.…

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