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In the current climate of uncertainty over trainee working conditions and uneasy medical politics, more and more trainees are choosing to take planned time out of training. This is no longer considered

It has recently become apparent that a few trainees in Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) have not been made aware of what the final outcome of their training might be. There is a need, therefore, to

The autumn international conference was jointly hosted with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh last September which allowed our speciality to reach a wider audience. The Conference was

takeAIM update

Acute Medical registrars across the country have continued to drive the enthusiasm to Take AIM! Following the success of the first national takeAIM conference in Manchester in November,

Abstract

Malignancy and alcoholic hepatitis are cited as the most common causes of jaundice seen in secondary care. A patient with non-alcohol related jaundice, however, may require extensive investigations

Abstract

Patients with febrile neutropenia are a heterogeneous group with only a minority developing significant medical complications. Scoring systems, such as the Multinational Association for Supportive

takeAIM update

You will hopefully be aware that the first national takeAIM conference was run in Manchester on Saturday November 14th. It was attended by around 150 Foundation and Core trainees who had

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Hypercalcaemia is a common problem which may present to the Acute Medical Unit. Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and malignancy are the commonest causes of hypercalcaemia, accounting for over

Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) may be the ‘new kid on the block’ as a medical specialty but it lies at the heart of our health service. Recognition of the importance of early senior review in managing

The time has come to say goodbye and an incredibly big thankyou to Nerys who leaves her post as trainee rep after two years. Nerys’ enthusiasm and energy will be missed and we wish her well for her