Abstract ‘Funny turns’ are a common cause of hospitalization, particularly of elderly patients. The term may be used to define a wide variety of conditions, and to provide a detailed description

Abstract Sudden severe headache is a cardinal feature of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) and other potentially life threatening neurological conditions. Early diagnosis and management improves the outcome

Abstract The acute presentation of an unconscious individual is a common scenario and it indicates a severe pathological insult. Aetiology may not be apparent at initial assessment and maximal use of

Abstract The definition and management of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has changed considerably over the past few years. This article has been written as an update to encompass

At last! A book that addresses the needs of every junior doctor faced with the management of acutely sick patients. Concise and readable, its format allows the reader to absorb the principles of human

The regular autumn meeting of the society for acute medicine was hosted this year by Dr Martin Culshaw at Queen ’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. As in previous years, the meeting was spread over two

A 38 year old man spent several hours flying a power kite, towing himself along a beach on a buggy. The wind generated sufficient force for this to be vigorous exercise. An hour later he developed a

Abstract A case is presented in which a man with anomalous coronary artery anatomy and thrombotic oronary stenoses had an episode of syncope. Further subsequent presyncopal events coincided with ventricular

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