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RPH Emergency Department Christmas Party 2016

Date: Saturday 10th December 2016 Time: 19:00 ’til late Venue: Bayside Kitchen, 8 Hackett Drive, Crawley, WA 6009 Dress code: Cocktail Attire (no jeans please) Cost: Social club members $30 Non-members $55 Ticket price includes two drinks tickets, food and a bus into town

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Blood Gas # 29

History: A 39 year old highly functioning professional female is brought to ED complaining of abdominal pain and nausea.  She has a VBG performed. pH 7.29 Na 138 mmol/L pCO2 28 K 1.4 mmol/L pO2 51 Cl 111 mmol/L HCO3

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Staggered Paracetamol Overdose

STEM: A 16yr old female presented to the emergency department at 0100 after taking an overdose of paracetamol.  She is normally fit and well with no past medical history.  She is alert and looks well, with normal vital signs.  She has taken

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Blood Gas # 28

History: A 42yr female was brought to ED as a priority 1 trauma after she was found on the floor at home.  History of alcohol abuse drinking at least 2 bottles of wine per day.  GCS12 (E3 V4 M5), confused. 

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Blood Gas # 27

History: An obese 57yr male presented with a deliberate self-harm attempt of 5 days’ worth of his blister pack medications at 10pm.= Total doses ingested shown below: Perindopril 20mg Metformin 15g Allopurinol 1500mg Sodium Valproate 10g Zopiclone 37.5mg Thyroxine 250mcg

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Useful Medical Education Videos

Medcram videos are useful for those brushing up on a broad range of core medical topics.

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Delayed Massive Paracetamol Overdose

STEM: A 26 year old male presented to ED at 0730 with abdominal pain and vomiting.  He took 100 tablets of 500mg paracetamol at 2230 the night before.  He is normally fit and well, drinks regular alcohol and uses meth

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Blood Gas #25

History: A 45yr alcoholic female with epilepsy, previous traumatic head injury and T2DM presented to ED following a syncopal episode and a fall onto her face. PMH: depression, PTSD and agoraphobia.  On sertraline and carbamazepine. pH 7.55 Na 130 mmol/L

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Delirium Simulation Training Video

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Repeated Supratherapeutic Paracetamol Ingestion

STEM: A 30yr old female presented with some epigastric pain.  She has been taking paracetamol for a painful foot for the last 3 days.  In the last 48 hours she has taken 14g of paracetamol, 9g were within the last

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