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Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) I is a medical emergency that has received significant media attention in recent years. It has a significant impact on long term outcomes for patients.  ...

Head Injuries

Head injuries are not just common to the Emergency Department, but common occurrences when covering the wards as a junior doctor. They can present a challenge both in assessment an...

How do I manage a patient with diabetes who is going for surgery? Should I start  vsriable rate insulin infusion? When does there normal treatment get restarted?    Scott speaks...

Falls In The Elderly

Over 280000 falls occur in acute, community and mental health hospitals across England and Wales each year. These falls can increase length of stay, prevent return to previously in...

Bowel Obstruction

Bowel obstruction is a common surgical presentation and in the presence of ischaemia carries a mortality up to 40%. What makes the diagnosis? How good are the investigations? Ga...

Hyperglycaemia within diabetic inpatients can be a common occurence. Unfortunately, the answer often used is one of just giving a bolus of insulin. However, there are better ways t...

Metabolic Acidosis

Metabolic Acdisosis is the herald of badness occurring within our patients and can be due to either endogenous or exogenous acids. What we really want is a system to use at the bed...

Starting out as a junior doctore, fresh from medical school is tough. The challenges are large and the responsibility can seem daunting. Never mind the workload, trying to keep yuo...

Starting out as a junior doctor, fresh from medical school is tough. the challenges are large and the responsibility can seem daunting. fear not! In a two part episode, Gareth talk...

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