The Role of Invasive Ventilation in Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Causing Respiratory Failure.
Abstract Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can usually be managed initially with medical treatment and non- invasive ventilation. In circumstances where
Abstract Many Medical Admission Units admit patients who have suffered a fall. Falls are incredibly common, yet often assessed and managed suboptimally in hospitals. Falls may be due to an acute illness,
Abstract Suspected deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common reason for medical referral to hospital. We evaluated our new approach to assessment of DVT using combined automated strain gauge plethysmography
Abstract Narrow complex tachycardia usually refers to an abnormality of cardiac rhythm involving the tissues of the sinus node, atrial tissue, the atrioventricular node or an accessory atrioventricular
Abstract Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is an acute inflammatory polyneuropathy. Typical presentation is one of ascending tetraparesis with aref lexia. Variant forms of GBS include ataxia and ophthalmoplegia