Hypothermia

Hypothermia, whilst an infrequently encountered issue during foundation, is a high-risk condition with a need for investigation and often rapid interventi…

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Red Eye

Red eye is one of the most common eye presentations you will encounter. Whilst many will likely be referred to an opthalmologist or senior clinician, it&#…

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ENT

In this article, we cover the main ENT situations you are likely to encounter either in A&E, during an ENT on call job or occasionally as a ward emer…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Introduction Diabetic foot ulcerations are a significant complication of diabetes and often precede minor (below the ankle) or major (above or below the…

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Stomas

The word stoma comes from Greek to mean "an opening". There are many types which are formed for a variety of reasons, but here we will focus on…

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Abdominal X-rays

The advantages of AXRs are far less radiation to patients & that they're logistically easy to organise out of hours. Unlike CTs they do not need t…

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Eye History & Exam

This is intended for junior doctors on the ward or in ED, covering how to approach the eye history & exam as it is often poorly taught at medical sch…

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