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Neutropenic sepsis can be life threatening, with mortality 2-21%. The heterogeneity of patients referred with “suspected neutropenic sepsis” has led to strategies being developed to risk-stratify

Lower limb cellulitis is a common cause for hospital admissions. In this retrospective study, we assessed the characteristics and outcome of patients admitted in an acute medical unit. The mean duration

Neutropenic Sepsis (NS) is a well recognised treatment complication, typically occurring 7-10 days following cancer cytotoxic chemotherapy. Colleagues in acute medicine will be only too familiar with

Nocardiosis, a rare infection occurring mostly in immunosuppressed patients can present with neurological complications including cerebral abscess formation, and is associated with high morbidity and

A 41 year-old man, recently returned from Thailand, presented with bilateral shoulder pain and weakness, fever greater than 38 degrees and coryzal symptoms. He had no significant past medical history.

Introduction: Survey to ascertain views of Acute Internal Medicine trainees regarding their training programme.

Methods: Online survey circulated to higher specialty trainees

To specify whether an association exists between pre-hospital body temperature collected by the emergency medical services (EMS) call centre, and intensive care unit (ICU) admission of patients with

The increased demand for secondary healthcare services has led to overflow in emergency departments and acute medical units throughout the world. And, as all patients therefore cannot be seen at

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I read the article, ‘Assessment of Fluid responsiveness in

A previously fit and well 19 year old male presents with a progressive ataxic – sensory neuropathy worsening over 2 – 3 weeks. History and investigations revealed extensive recreational