In your standard ED practice – do you give anti-emetics (specifically ondansetron) to children with gastroenteritis, hoping to improve the tolerance of oral rehydration? This has always been a debated topic, but has recently been given extra fuel by the issue…
The following post displays comments from tweets about speakers at the 14th ICEM in Dublin in June 2012. Some reflect evidence-based medicine, some just personal practice supported by expert opinion only. We post these in order to generate reflection and lateral thinking….
You are on a busy shift in ED when a young man in his twenties presents after having being triaged with a “personal problem” he would not disclose in triage. He has asked to see a senior doctor urgently. When…