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Our aim was to prospectively assess the prognostic value of beta2- microglobulin (b2-M) in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE). We conducted a prospective study of 109 patients admitted in

Background: Early identification of patients likely to have a short admission permits best use of limited resources to facilitate rapid discharge where possible. The ALICE score is a simple bedside

Objectives: To assess the impact of the Parklife annual music festival on the local hospital, North Manchester General. Methods: Data was obtained retrospectively by analysis of emergency department

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

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

Recovery from Acute Illness is dependent on severity of illness. We aimed to investigate whether resilience as the ‘ability to bounce back’ might also affect recovery. We conducted a scoping review

There are currently various models of care for provision of high dependency care for acutely ill medical patients across the UK. Acute Physicians are integral to the development and progression of

Immunotherapy with ’checkpoint-inhibitors‘ has significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of malignancies. However, significant immune-mediated toxicities of these therapies are

Background: There are currently several different definitions for sepsis. This study looked at what proportion of acute medical admissions were identified by the different definitions, what correlation

Point of care ultrasound (POCU) is becoming increasingly popular as an extension to clinical examination techniques. Specific POCU training pathways have been developed in specialties such as Emergency