Spontaneous Pneumothorax

This session covers the assessment and management of primary, secondary and tension pneumothoraces. It includes the use of radiograph investigations, needle aspiration and chest drain insertion…

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Aortic Dissection

The challenge for the Emergency Physician is in making the diagnosis of acute aortic dissection and in doing so as expediently as possible as the mortality rate is 1-2% per hour…

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Bradycardias

This session deals with the assessment and management of bradycardias in the emergency department…

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Heart beats fast

A patient books in stating that his heart is beating fast. Your receptionist thinks he doesnt look right and brings him through to you in the main department…

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Myocarditis

Myocarditis is an acute infectious or immunologically mediated syndrome causing inflammation of the heart muscle.…

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