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Parietal Arm Drift SignBlogNeurology Featured VideoNeurology/Neurosurgery

Parietal Arm Drift Sign

What does Upward Arm Drift mean? A 50 yo patient presents to the emergency department…
Bell's Phenomenon
Bell's Phenomenon
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Bell’s Phenomenon

Bell's Palsy is an ipsilateral Cranial Nerve VII (lower motor neuron) palsy. One of the…
Diplopia - Emergency Medicine Education - RESUS
Diplopia - Emergency Medicine Education - RESUS
DiplopiaBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Diplopia

A lot of people have asked for the Diplopia lecture I gave in Sydney last…
Bell's Palsy - Emergency Medicine Education - RESUS
Bell's Palsy - Emergency Medicine Education - RESUS
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Bell’s Palsy

What is Bell's Palsy? It is an ipsilateral Cranial Nerve VII (lower motor neurone) palsy. There…
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigeminal NeuralgiaBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Trigeminal Neuralgia

An excellent review article on Trigeminal Neuralgia, has just come out in the NEJM(1). Here…
Transient Ischaemic Attack
Transient Ischaemic Attack
Transient Ischaemic AttackBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Transient Ischaemic Attack

A recent clinical practice article in the NEJM(1) on Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) gave a…
Neurological Examination
Neurological Examination
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The 3 Minute Neurological Examination

The dreaded Neurological Examination. it's always a challenge. However it doesn't have to be. During…
Diplopia
Diplopia
DiplopiaBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Diplopia

A patient presenting to the Emergency Department with diplopia can be a diagnostic challenge. Which…
MCA Stroke management
MCA Stroke management
MCA Stroke management. It’s time for a rethinkBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

MCA Stroke management. It’s time for a rethink

Dealing with acute major vessel occlusion stroke in a peripheral hospital setting is not what…
Neuro Exam Pearls
Neuro Exam Pearls
Neuro Exam Pearls: Upper limbBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Neuro Exam Pearls: Upper limb

I don't know about you, but I've always wanted to be able to perform a…
Hyponatremia
Hyponatremia
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Hyponatremia

Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte abnormality. It can be acute or chronic. It can occur…
Status Epilepticus
Status Epilepticus
Status EpilepticusBlogNeurology/NeurosurgeryResuscitation

Status Epilepticus

Convulsive Status Epilepticus accounts for up to 75% of all status epilepticus(1). We recognise it in…
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Carotid Artery DissectionBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Carotid Artery Dissection

Patients can present to us with a sudden severe headache, also known as a thunderclap…
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Cerebral Venous ThrombosisBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

You've just seen a patient with sudden onset of headache. They have presented within 6…
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Airbag Injuries: Think Carotid Artery DissectionBlogTrauma

Airbag Injuries: Think Carotid Artery Dissection

Introduction Airbags have had a significant effect on decreasing fatalities in high speed motor vehicle…
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Case: Leg Weakness and a Sensory LevelBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Case: Leg Weakness and a Sensory Level

THE CASE A 35yo patient presents with multiple complaints which include: lower abdominal pain retrosternal…
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
The Oculocephalic ReflexBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

The Oculocephalic Reflex

What is the Oculocephalic Reflex and how do you use it? This reflex is brainstem…
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Emergency Medicine Education - Resus
Pseudo vs real seizureBlogNeurology/Neurosurgery

Pseudo vs real seizure

If you've worked in the emergency department for a few years, you will have seen…
Head Injury in Kids
Head Injury in Kids
Head Injury in KidsBlogNeurology/NeurosurgeryPaediatricsTrauma

Head Injury in Kids

Up to 60% of children that come to Emergency Departments with a head injury have…

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Guillain Barre Syndrome

A 36 yo woman presented to the emergency department complaining of numb feet. "I can't…
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Introduction The best way to manage the airway during cardiac arrest, has remained somewhat of…
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Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

I recently wrote about a case of status epilepticus in a child. In that case…