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An Introduction to the Breathless Patient in the ED

Patients with “shortness of breath” are a challenge in the ED. Shortness of breath can be a frightening presenting complaint for both patients and doctors. When you think about it, it represents the body struggling


I Can’t Get You Out of my Head – Headache at St Emlyns

We’ve all had headaches, but not often severe enough to prompt us to seek help in an Emergency Department. Many patients presenting to the ED with a primary presenting of feature of headache will have

Introduction to Emergency Medicine

In the “good old days” there used to be two rotations per year in UK Emergency Departments (ED) – August and February. Now we almost seem to have one continuous induction, with new doctors arriving