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Mental illness and suicidal thoughts are common issues for young people. It can be difficult to know if a child is suffering as they often keep it to themselves.
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a rare type IV hypersensitivity reaction with sheet-like skin loss and mucosal ulceration.
Vision, pupils & pressure are the “vital signs” of ophthalmology. Sudden blurring or loss of visual acuity (hours) is an emergency.
Expert consensus suggests that Acute Otitis Media could be viral or bacterial and distinguishing can be difficult. 80% of children experience at least one episode of AOM before 2 years and in <1% of adults.
Orbital cellulitis is an infection within the orbital soft tissues and is usually due to underlying bacterial sinusitis. Importantly, it should always be treated as an emergency.
Since the 1960’s LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) has been one of the most trending synthetic hallucinogens used at clubs and raves, and is currently on the rise.
Here’s a quick guide on the practical aspects or administering VRII. What indications to look out for, to which fluids to give and their rate of infusion.
Constipation is when hard stools are not passed regularly and become painful and is also a very common cause of abdominal pain in the ED.