Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is a rare but life-threatening endocrine condition that should be considered, recognised and treated quickly

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My tummy hurts!

A young boy with abdominal pain and distension is brought in by his father. The triage nurse mentions that he is hypertensive, with microscopic haematuria on his urine dipstick.

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Elbow Injuries

Elbow injuries are common and acute elbow trauma accounts for 2-3% of all visits to the emergency department.

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Migration Migraine

An asylum seeker presents to the ED with a chronic headache prompting questions of finance, logistics and follow up from the staff.

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Nothing to Declare

A patient presents to the Emergency Department suspected of having illicit concealed drugs. This SAQ explores the clinical management, combined with the ethical and medicolegal aspects of their care.

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Eye Don’t Believe It

You are on the ED observation unit morning ward round. Your next patient is a 25-year-old man, admitted during the night for “head injury observations” following an alleged assault.

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