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Modular FCEM Revision Courses from Yorkshire Medical Education

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This FCEM Revision Course has been specially designed to prepare candidates for the FCEM examination. It is a four day course and candidate can choose  to attend either Critical Appraisal, Management, Clinical or the whole course. The current course venue is in Halifax. Plenty of accommodation available within walking distance from the venue.  

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What Is the Difference Between Type I and Type II Errors?

Type I and Type II error

The statistical practice of hypothesis testing is widespread not only in statistics, but also throughout the natural and social sciences. While we are conducting a hypothesis test there a couple of things that could go wrong. There are two kinds of errors, which by design cannot be avoided, and we must be aware that these errors exist. The errors are given the quite …

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Obstetrics & Gynaecology – Short Answer Questions (SAQ)

Obstetrics & Gynaecology SAQ Questions FCEM

I have found the following Obstetrics and Gynaecology questions. If you have any more questions, you want to share, kindly drop me a line. Question 1 A 20 year old female presents with pyrexia, lower abdominal pain and offensive vaginal discharge. Give 5 signs or symptoms that are suggestive of PID. What investigations would you perform in the ED? You …

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HMP2 Cardio-respiratory arrest

HMP2 Cardio-respiratory arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and sudden cardiac death (SCD) refer to the sudden cessation of cardiac activity with hemodynamic collapse, typically due to sustained ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation. These events mostly occur in patients with structural heart disease (that may not have been previously diagnosed), particularly coronary heart disease. SCA most commonly results from hemodynamic collapse due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) …

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HMP 1: Anaphylaxis: Rapid recognition and Treatment

Anaphylaxis

INTRODUCTION — Anaphylaxis is a potentially fatal disorder. The rate of occurrence is increasing in industrialised countries. Anaphylaxis is not always recognised as such because it can mimic other conditions and is variable in its presentation. This topic will review the recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis by healthcare professionals working in emergency department (ED. DEFINITION AND DIAGNOSIS — Anaphylaxis is defined as a serious …

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HAP9 Dental Emergencies

HAP9 Dental Emergencies

  1. Dental Infections Dental infections usually arise from pulpitis and associated necrotic dental pulp that initially begins on the tooth's surface as dental caries. The infection may remain localised or quickly spread through various fascial planes. Odontogenic infection may be primary or secondary to periodontal, pericoronal, traumatic, or postsurgical infections. A typical odontogenic infection originates from caries, which decalcify …

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How your Emergency Department is paid?

how your ED is paid

Emergency Departments (EDs) in England provide an essential service for our communities. EDs are under increasing strain as a result of chronic under-resourcing, rising demand, increasing age and acuity of patients, crowding, and higher expectations. To provide high quality care, EDs need to be properly resourced so that they can meet the demand they face in a safe and effective …

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Critical Appraisal Practice Question 1: Answers

 Disclaimer: The following answers are not prepared by the author of this site. If you believe that some of the answers are not true, kindly leave a comment at the bottom of this page. Thank you.  Paper: High-sensitivity troponin T for early rule-out of myocardial infarction in recent onset chest pain Aldous S, Pemberton C, Richards AM, et al. Emerg Med …

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