Lumbar Puncture for a late presentation of Severe Headache

A Classic LP Case The Fictionalised Case (with permission) A 45 year old gentleman presents to the Emergency Department (ED) by car with an on-going severe headache.  The headache started 5 days ago. The headaches were precipitated by sneezing whilst bracing a recently injured knee (diagnosed on MRI as a meniscal tear). The patient reported ‘the worst headache … More Lumbar Puncture for a late presentation of Severe Headache

New Arrhythmia Guidelines 2017

Being a resuscitation educator commonly requires discussion of the dilemmas of arrhythmia management.  This is an area we don’t delve into everyday so achieving true ‘expertise’ is a challenge. Guidelines often come to the rescue in such life-threatening and time dependent situations. The American Heart Association (AHA) has released updated recommendations for the management of … More New Arrhythmia Guidelines 2017