Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 61 – 104 (2008)
Occupational Therapists began exploring their role in Acute Medicine in the late 1990’s.1 A decade later the presence of Occupational Therapists in accident & emergency departments and
Numerous studies have demonstrated the value of echocardiography in the assessment of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency Room (ER). We seek to encourage expansion
6.30 pm Friday, and you are doing the afternoon intake round. A 33-year-old African woman presents with 2 months malaise, cough and dyspnoea. Her CXR shows an enlarged globular heart. HIV and TB…
Bedside ultrasound in the Acute Medical setting – Practiced by the Acute Physician or Ultrasonographer?
Ultrasound is widely used by physicians in the emergency medical setting in the USA, Australia and Europe. The objective in bringing ultrasound to the bedside is to bring immediacy to diagnostic decisions
Abstract Spinal subdural haematoma (SSDH) is a rare, but potentially reversible, cause of spinal cord compression. We describe the case of an 85-year-old lady on long-term low-dose aspirin who presented
Summary We present a lady in whom late post-partum eclampsia (LPE) was overlooked. The diagnosis was delayed and only made when MRI brain demonstrated posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES).