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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

Of course we were delighted to have ‘won’ something for our efforts although neither of us really new what we had ‘won’. A trip to the ESIM Winter School in Riga, Latvia we were told was our

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Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), are direct anticoagulants which inhibit specific coagulation factors and function as anticoagulants. Three NOACs are currently licensed

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Objectives: To ascertain current Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) trainees’ opinions on their training programme, practical procedures, specialist skills and AIM as

SAM Bristol

It was lovely to catch up with so many Acute Internal Medicine trainees at our spring meeting in Bristol and great to see such a positive response towards our specialty. I hope that many

Calling all regional trainee reps!

We are trying to build a database of regional Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) trainee reps so we can get a better idea of regional training issues to feedback to the

In this article we are presenting 4 articles of interest to acute physicians. We reviewed literature covering the period August to October 2012 in The New England Journal of Medicine, The BMJ and affiliated

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Metabolic acidosis is a common metabolic derangement present in the acute medical patient. A thorough and structured investigative approach is required as there are many causes and management

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Fever in a neutropenic patient is an acute medical emergency. This article considers the diagnosis, investigation and management of neutropenic sepsis, along with the clinical challenges that

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Unsteadiness, balance disturbance, and ‘dizziness’ are common presenting complaints on the Acute Medical Unit. This article outlines key components in the evaluation of these problems and