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Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 1 – 60 (2020)

Editor- Thank you for giving us the opportunity to respond to the letter received regarding the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) curriculum for Acute Internal Medicine (AIM)

Editor- I note with interest that the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board curriculum for Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) has been reviewed and circulated for comment and consideration of

Constrictive pericarditis though an uncommon diagnosis is a potentially reversible form of heart failure (with surgical pericardiectomy) and hence is imperative to diagnose. Diagnosis is dependent on

A 29-year-old woman with a history of obesity status post Roux-en-Y gastric bypass greater than five years prior presented to the emergency department with four hours of sudden-onset stabbing left-sided

A 61 year old male presented to chest clinic with a lung abscess. This ruptured and resulted in an empyema that required a small bore chest drain. Pus started bypassing the drain, spilling…

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A 71-year old retired missionary presented with a 2- week history of increasing dyspnoea, orthopnoea, and peripheral oedema. The patient had no previous significant past medical history. On clinical

Acute kidney injury is frequently encountered in patients with malignancy and is associated with prolonged hospitalization, significant morbidity, and increased mortality. Thorough evaluation is required

Discharge lounges enable the swift movement of patients imminently awaiting hospital discharge, to free beds without delay. This Qualitative Yin-Style Case Study describes the patient and caregivers

Quick radiological diagnosis is often needed in order to allow the clinicians to make a diagnosis. The purpose of this study was to measure examination time for radiology procedures before and after

Background: counting respiratory rate over 60 seconds can be impractical in a busy clinical setting. Methods: 870 respiratory rates of 272 acutely ill medical patients estimated from observations over