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Volume 17, Issue 3, Pages 117 – 172 (2018)

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Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in the hands of the non-radiologist has seen a steady growth in popularity amongst emergency, intensive care and acute medical physicians. Increased

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Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has seen steady growth in its use and applications in aiding clinicians in the management of acutely unwell patients. Focused Acute Medicine Ultrasound (FAMUS)

Abstract No reported cases to date describe herpes simplex virus (HSV) myelitis in association with cancer and chemo-radiation. We report a case of sub-acute HSV myelitis in a 54-year-old man receiving

A 51-year-old lady, with a background of an arachnoid cyst and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt in situ, presented to the Acute Medical Unit with a 2-day history of neck pain. She awoke from sleep with

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Acute ambulatory care is a critical component of the emergency care pathway with national policy support and a dedicated NHS Improvement network. The evidence base for treating acute medical

Abstract Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is an important cause of short-term mortality and long-term morbidity. Although acute DVT is often well managed, there is uncertainty in the management of chronic

Abstract Studies demonstrate 67% of elderly patients can have dermatoses, which could result in functional and psychological consequences. Elderly presentations are further complicated by comorbidities

Abstract Background: There is concern that undue ED wait times may result in adverse outcomes. Methods: We studied 30-day in-hospital mortality (2002-2017) for all medical admissions (106,586 episodes;

Abstract Background: Early detection of vulnerable older adults at the emergency department (ED) and implementation of targeted interventions to prevent functional decline may lead to better patient

I’m sitting at my desk, trying to concentrate. On anything. It’s impossible. No, I should rephrase that, it’s “challenging” is the term I’ve been taught to use. I can’t focus. I have