Volume 12, Issue 3, Pages 125 – 184 (2013)
Abstract Summary Care Records (SCRs) have been created for more than 50% of the population of England. The number is increasing at about 100,000 records a week. Fewer than 1.5% of people have…Please log in or register to see more.
Insulin overdose can cause harm due to hypoglycaemia, effects on electrolytes and acute hepatic injury. The established long-acting insulin analogue preparations (detemir and glargine) can present
Abstract We report the case of a 72 year old man with a history of COPD and heavy alcohol consumption who was initially diagnosed with acute pancreatitis based on a presentation with epigastric…
Abstract Giant bullous emphysema is an uncommon condition characterised by large asymmetric bullae with upper lobe predominance. This condition is most frequent in young male smokers. Patients usually
Acute care simulation training for foundation doctors: The perceived impact on practice in the workplace
Abstract High fidelity simulation allows training of foundation doctors in a safe, structured environment. We explored the perceived impact of such training on subsequent clinical practice. 82 doctors
Abstract Introduction: NICE stated exercise stress tests (EST) should not be used to diagnose obstructive coronary artery disease in patients presenting with chest pain presumed to be of cardiac origin.
No substitute for experience: do consultants that have been practising for longer lead faster post-take medical ward rounds?
Abstract Aim: To ascertain whether consultants that have been practising for longer lead faster post-take medical ward rounds. Method: Single-centre observational study of nine consultant physicians