Breathlessness

This session is about the assessment and management of patients presenting with breathlessness to the emergency department…

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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.…

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Acute Asthma

Acute Asthma, Describing the patho-physiology of asthma, categorise the severity of an asthma attack and more…

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Another angry drunk

Its Friday night, a 19-year-old male who alleges hes been assaulted is shouting / being aggressive in the waiting area. The triage nurses asks you to discharge him…

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Chest VTE Guideline

This is the first in a series of monthly Guidelines podcasts. This month @AndyNeill joins @maxirebecca to discuss the recent Chest Guidelines on Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE disease…

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Fever in Fiji

A 26-year old Indian male presented to ED after being unwell for 5 days. He had generalized body weakness, fever and headache…

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Adult Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is caused by a mutation in a gene that encodes cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, which is expressed in many epithelial and blood cells.…

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Think About It

83 year old female presented with worsening SOB past three days which suddenly got worse to night. No h/o chest pain or fever…

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To drain or not to drain?

A 67-year old man who has finished his first 2 week chemotherapy course via a PICC line for auricular Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) presents via ambulance with shortness of breath and fever…

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