Abstract With increasing awareness, earlier diagnosis, and aggressive use of anti-retroviral therapy, more people with HIV are living longer so that the average survival time from diagnosis is now significantly

Abstract Tuberculosis is increasing world-wide and also in England and Wales, where there are marked geographical and ethnic variations. Acute physicians should be aware of this, and also of the variable

Abstract Over the last decade, new protein-conjugate vaccines against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C (MenC) have had a dramatic effect on the epidemiology

Abstract Hypoglycaemia is a common condition, which may easily be missed due to the variation in clinical presentation in patients with or without diabetes. The most common cause is related to the treatment

(H Wallis)

· The following are indications for thrombolysis in a patient presenting within 12 hours of an episode of chest pain compatible with a myocardial infarct:
1. ST elevation

A 22 year old woman presented with a seven week history of arthralgia, intermittent fever, fatigue, and sore throat. In the week prior to hospital referral she had become more unwell, with painful swelling

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most common balance disorders and one of the easiest to diagnose and treat. It is characterised by short lived episodes of vertigo and geotropic

Abstract In the setting of acute medical care, pleural effusions are often overlooked. This article aims to provide a practical guide for the initial workup of pleural effusions and the management of

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