Administration

Administration

Cardiology Case 05: Detective work

Cardiology cases

  It’s been a while since we shared a cardiology case but here’s a cracker for you. As usual, see our Caveats and Cautions. While these cases are based on our genuine experiences (often pooling several experiences), we always alter details…
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A Little Respect: Polarised Perspectives in the Emergency Department

A LITTLE RESPECT

The only assumption we, as healthcare professionals, should be making about one another in the workplace setting is that we are each aspiring to provide the very best care for our patients. Is mutual respect too much to ask for in…
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Getting your chest pain evaluation right: #UMECS16

Chest pain evaluation: how to get it right

Last week, while Iain was giving a keynote lecture in Austria, I was also heading for distant shores to speak about chest pain evaluation at a special conference set up by the legendary Amal Mattu: the University of Maryland Emergency…
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When to withdraw resuscitation in the Emergency Department. St.Emlyn’s with Richard Taylor.

And damn’d be him that first cries, _Hold, enough!_

When can and should we withdraw from continuing resuscitation in the ED? The standby phone rings: Post cardiac arrest patient, approximately 50. Intubated, BP 80/40, GCS 3. ETA 5 minutes. You meet the crew in resus and get the story….
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