Accidental and intentional poisoning from prescribed, illicit and organic substances remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and accounts for just under 1% of the total number of

Background: The prediction of clinical outcomes using biochemical markers is an important tool. Methods: We calculated a risk score for all emergency admissions 2002-2017. We related potassium and mortality

Neutropenic sepsis can be life threatening, with mortality 2-21%. The heterogeneity of patients referred with “suspected neutropenic sepsis” has led to strategies being developed to risk-stratify

Lower limb cellulitis is a common cause for hospital admissions. In this retrospective study, we assessed the characteristics and outcome of patients admitted in an acute medical unit. The mean duration

Neutropenic Sepsis (NS) is a well recognised treatment complication, typically occurring 7-10 days following cancer cytotoxic chemotherapy. Colleagues in acute medicine will be only too familiar with

Nocardiosis, a rare infection occurring mostly in immunosuppressed patients can present with neurological complications including cerebral abscess formation, and is associated with high morbidity and

A 41 year-old man, recently returned from Thailand, presented with bilateral shoulder pain and weakness, fever greater than 38 degrees and coryzal symptoms. He had no significant past medical history.

Introduction: Survey to ascertain views of Acute Internal Medicine trainees regarding their training programme.

Methods: Online survey circulated to higher specialty trainees

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