Chronic Pancreatitis

November 7, 2020

Chronic pancreatitis is a low grade inflammatory disease of the pancreas. It can occur after an attack of acute pancreatitis or can present on its… Read more

D&V in kids

December 22, 2017

Paediatric gastroenteritis can be a pain for everyone but as with most of EM – Keep It Simple Not dehydrated – make sure they can… Read more

Pre-Arrival Blood (O-ve)

March 13, 2019

On rare occasions you may receive a pre-alert, where you want blood available for the patient when they arrive (for example in major haemorrhage). This… Read more

Upper GI Bleed (UGIB)

December 22, 2017

Not normally difficult to spot, but look for it in unexplained anaemia, or collapse. Questions Is it VARICEAL? Mortality 35%, so is an emergency whatever… Read more