Antrim ED Meducation

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A tentative step into the online world of Emergency Medicine. Around the site you will find information about ED teaching in Antrim, plus other stuff like the RCEM curriculum, our Journal Club and some EM content with (hopefully) educational benefit. In the spirit of FOAM feel free to use and share!

We have a handbook for our Doctors containing site specific information and for that reason is not publicly available via the tab above.

Send an email to admin at gcs3.co.uk if you need access to the handbook and you work with us!

 


 

Vasovagal syncope

Just remember that a simple vasovagal episode can be associated with seizure like activity. This is not epilepsy but often described as such by witnesses. Labelling someone as epileptic has potentially profound impact on job, driving, leisure etc so take a careful history and examine properly!

Watch the YT video below for examples of vasovagal episodes with seizure type activity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOsNeUg1iGA&ab_channel=Syncopedia