Basic Presentation Skills for Medical Students

Case Presenting You are asked to briefly present the patient case you have just see on the ward round. The consultant insists that you start with a concise summary of the patient’s care. Presenting cases is both nerve inducing and challenging – but we have to start some where. A snappy opening statement and summary not … More Basic Presentation Skills for Medical Students

Collapse and Syncope

SYNCOPE PDF HANDOUT – CLICK HERE Syncope in the Emergency Department (ED) Introduction Syncope is common accounting for about 1 in 50 of Emergency Department (ED) presentations.  It is recurrent in 30% of patients and is characterised by a ‘Brief loss of consciousness that resolves without intervention’. Syncope is derived from Greek “syn”  – with and … More Collapse and Syncope