Mercure Hotel, Cardiff, 4-5th May 2017 As usual a large number of abstracts were submitted for consideration of inclusion in the spring meeting of the Society for Acute Medicine, which was held in

Shock is a life-threatening state commonly encountered by the acute physician. As such those practicing and training in the specialty should strive to become true experts in this field by going beyond

A wide variety of conditions can present with acute thrombocytopenia, ranging from those that are relatively benign and self-limiting to those that require urgent therapeutic intervention. Initial

A 63-year-old woman presented with fever, tachycardia and tachypnoea, with right sided chest and hypochondrial pain. Chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation and she was treated for community

My first piece of advice for all aspiring medical leaders would be this, ‘don’t bother’ with a leadership course, as nothing can fully prepare you for the role. That said, please continue reading

SAM Cardiff

The SAM Cardiff meeting at the Mercure Hotel was well attended and it was great to catch up with many AIM trainees.

When I first saw the title of this book, my initial assumption was that it was a training ‘guidebook’ – one of those texts which aims to help trainees to navigate their way through the treacherous

Unplanned medical 30 day readmissions place a burden on the provision of acute hospital services and are increasingly used as quality indicators to assess quality of care in hospitals. Multivariable

Altered Airways Course