Sudden Collapse in a Young Man

A 27-year-old man presents to the ED with a history of collapse whilst on a treadmill at his local gym. He was witnessed to have been briefly unresponsive but there was no seizure activity.…

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Think Outside the Box…

An 18-month old boy is brought in to the ED by his grandmother with a cough, mild constitutional upset and increasing stridor for approximately 12 hours. He is previously well and immunised up to date…

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Seatbelts On…

A 54-year-old driver of a pick-up truck is involved in a head on collision with a stationary vehicle at approximately 30mph.…

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AHHHdrenaline, why is this not working!?

You are met with a patient who you believe is suffering an anaphylactic reaction, however the adrenaline is not having the desired effect. Why might this be and what would you do next?…

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Gin and Ketonic

A 45-year-old man attends the department with a 48 hour history of nausea and vomiting. He also has a diffuse upper abdominal pain.…

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A Blood Gas Brain Freeze

You are asked to see a 51-year-old lady who has been taken to the resus room. The ambulance crew tell you she has taken an overdose 5 hours previously.…

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Dazed and Confused

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

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