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Abstract Sepsis is a common problem in hospital practice. As well as being an important precipitant of hospital admission many patients develop the problem after arrival in hospital, including in excess
Abstract Accelerated hypertension is a rare but life threatening disease. The commonest cause is poorly controlled essential hypertension but other causes exist. Diagnosis is made by the finding of
Abstract Current management of exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) takes into account new understanding of the factors contributing to morbidity, hospital admission and mortality.
The ability to insert a chest drain safely and painlessly is an important core skill for physicians. This article describes techniques for insertion of larger bore trochar and cannula type chest drains