Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 1 – 60 (2008)
An online survey of training in Acute Medicine was conducted to assemble a true picture of the current situation in the UK. The specialty is flourishing, with over 60 trainees having predicted
Abstract The acquisition of “Level 3” competencies in the setting of the Emergency Room from StR in Acute Medicine raises the question of the boundaries and competences of Acute Medicine and Emergency
Abstract We describe the case of a 46-year-old female who presented with recurrent episodes of cerebrovascular events. She had an unremarkable family history and no risk factors for stroke, apart from
Abstract We describe a 23 year old male who presented with sudden onset of facial swelling, nasal tone of voice and shortness of breath after taking eight tablets of ecstasy. He was found…Please log in or register to see more.
Abstract An acutely painful swollen leg is a common presentation to Medical assessment units, typically secondary to cellulitis or deep vein thrombosis, although alternative diagnoses should to be considered
Abstract Recreational cocaine use in the UK is steadily rising. This review summarises some of the common clinical manifestations of cocaine use which may be encountered by acute physicians and discusses
Abstract COPD is a progressive debilitating lung condition the clinical course of which is punctuated by acute severe increases in symptoms (exacerbations). These can be life threatening and are a considerable