Volume 11, Issue 1, Pages 1 – 56 (2012)
There is no ‘gold standard’ non-invasive test to diagnose myocarditis. It is a clinico-histopathological diagnosis.1 Clinical manifestations include: heart failure, chest pain (from either
Introduction Three times a year, the first Wednesday of the month heralds a changeover of junior doctors within our hospital. This year, the first Wednesday in December provided a different kind of
Acute hemiparesis is a common cause of presentation to hospital. In the majority of cases the cause is acute stroke, which is ischaemic in 80% of cases. This article aims to provide the reader
A 28 year old gentleman presented after an episode of collapse with loss of consciousness.
He gave a history of non-specific malaise and myalgia over the previous 7 days, with fever, a generalised
Abstract The Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) defines a recently described paradoxical association between recurrent vomiting episodes, daily cannabis excess and symptomatic relief with a hot bath
Abstract Our aim was to identify the perceived educational needs of nurses working in acute medicine to enable development of a training curriculum specifically for this staff group. Methods: Post-graduate