Acute heart failure (HF) admissions are common. They are often associated with prolonged hospitalisations and poor outcomes. One-third of chronic HF patients also suffer from chronic kidney disease
Breathlessness is one of the most common symptoms experienced at the end of life, affecting all areas of a patient’s life. It is frightening and leads to high rates of emergency hospital attendances….
Accidental and intentional poisoning from prescribed, illicit and organic substances remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and accounts for just under 1% of the total number of
Pneumothorax is defined as the presence of air in the pleural space, between the lung and the chest wall. It is a significant global health problem, with considerable morbidity and healthcare costs.
Shock is a life-threatening state commonly encountered by the acute physician. As such those practicing and training in the specialty should strive to become true experts in this field by going beyond
Abstract The refeeding syndrome is common among patients with anorexia nervosa. It may be lethal and has many manifestations. We report a case series of 14 anorexic patients admitted for feeding to