An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants and begins developing outside the uterus - affecting 1 in 80 pregnancies.
Orthostatic hypotension is the fall in blood pressure when transitioning from lying to standing.
Here's a quick guide for identifying the signs of paracetamol overdose and what to do in the Emergency Department.
Here's a quick guide for identifying the signs of primary and secondary spontaneous pneumothorax.
What to consider when dealing with Anaphylaxis in the Emergency Department.
An introduction to the aspects of End of Life Care in the ED using the End of Life Jigsaw from Northampton General Hospital.
Here's a quick starter's guide on using the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) in the ED.
Need a quick recap of the main differences between nasal cannulae, non-rebreather and venturi masks?
How can you help your ED night manager, and in turn, how can they help you?
A summary of Jamie's presentation at the College of Paramedics' National Conference 2017
80% of admissions relating to sickle cell disease are also related to vaso-occlusive crises. Not only shortening life expectancy but potentially life-threatening.
Morale: a theme of the moment
(thoughts from the #EDworkforceideas conference)
Recognition of frailty is important in planning any intervention. Find out how by using the Clinical Frailty Scale.
Part 2 of our series on Burns Assessment... estimating %BSA
Every weeks 12 young people in the UK die unexpectedly from a heart condition they didn’t know they had....
Burns depth assessment can be difficult unless you know what you are looking for.
Does your patient really need that ankle x-ray? Luckily there are is a handy ruleset that can help you decide.
Our New Year special is covering Hyperkalaemia and potential ECG changes.
A festive special edition of our latest learning bites on a specific EM topic.