Articles In Category


Acute Medicine Journal

Abstract The Society for Acute Medicine’s Benchmarking Audit (SAMBA) was undertaken for the 5th time in June 2016. For the first time, data on telephone triage calls prior to admission to Acute Medical

Abstract In an attempt to reduce the number of inappropriate clotting screens being performed in our Trust, an electronic prompt was introduced to our haematology requesting system. Over the six month

Summary Objective: To compare the effects of central versus peripheral drug administration on the rate of return of organised electrical activity and/or spontaneous circulation during CPR. Study design:

Abstract Acute respiratory failure is a life threatening condition encountered by Acute Physicians; additional non-invasive support can be provided within the medical high dependency unit (MHDU). Acute

Birmingham International Centre, 11-12th September 2017 As usual a large number of abstract submissions were received for the autumn meeting of the Society for Acute Medicine, which was held this year

Abstract A 51 year old man presented with severe sepsis, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and multiorgan dysfunction after a 24 hour history of diarrhoea and malaise. Despite fluid resuscitation

Abstract Mycoplasma Pneumoniae (M.pneumoniae) is a well-known cause of atypical pneumonia, however it is also associated with many extra pulmonary manifestations. This report highlights a patient with

Abstract The presentation of a ‘sore throat’ is common and often requires only symptomatic treatment. This is the case of a 20-year-old female who presented with persistent symptoms of a sore throat.

Tehmeena Khan has replaced Sanjay Krishnamoorthy as a Trainee Representative for SAM. We would like to thank Sanjay for all his hard work and contribution during his tenure as Rep. Tehmeena is a

This is a pocket sized book (if your pockets are 20×18×2 cm big, that is) and it weighs less than two decent stethoscopes.

Its small physical size belies the comprehensive coverage given to the