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Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1 – 52 (2010)

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In the latest edition of the journal, catheter-directed thrombolysis was reviewed (1), and does appear to be an attractive therapeutic option for treatment of deep venous thrombosis, both in

1st-2nd October 2009 National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Over 100 posters were presented at the 3rd International meeting of the Society for Acute Medicine, held on 1st-2nd October at the National

Abstract Objective: To explore patient’s perceptions regarding the physical environment of an Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU). Design/Setting: Questionnaire study at the time of discharge from the

Abstract Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) is now a well established therapy in resuscitation guidelines. We retrospectively analysed our first 18 months’ data for all patients who underwent TH for out-of-hospital

While peripheral lesions account for a significant proportion of cases presenting with isolated motor hand weakness (Box 1), this case illustrates the importance of recognizing infarction of the hand

A 76 year-old right-handed man presented acutely with a sudden onset of weakness affecting his right hand only. This happened while working in the garden.

On detailed history taking, he denied any previous

Abstract We describe the rare condition of emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) in a non-diabetic patient who had previously undergone gender reassignment surgery. The report discusses the acute management

Abstract Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is the most common systemic vasculitis in childhood and can present in adults. It is a self-limiting disease characterised by a tetrad of manifestations including

Abstract A 49 year old man presented with rapid onset paraparesis, evidence of lower motor neurone features and sensory impairment following a respiratory tract infection. Initially he was treated with

Abstract Patients presenting to the “front door” with acute neuromuscular symptoms are challenging. Toxins need consideration as possible causative agents if there is the possibility of relevant