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Archive for March, 2010

Warfarin, head injury and bruising

26 Mar, 10 | by Emilia Demetriou

This is an excellent educational case report that reminds us to keep the differential diagnosis as open as possible. As the reviewer pointed out there are many useful learning points.

Warfarin, head injury and bruising

Myocardial infarction induced by spontaneous pneumothorax

19 Mar, 10 | by Emilia Demetriou

Patients presenting with more than one significant diagnosis, especially when one could be a complication or precipitant of the other, can be very challenging. However, these cases occur and it reminds us of the importance of keeping a broad differential diagnosis and reviewing the history and findings to ensure a complete evaluation of the patient has been made. This is a very educational case.

Myocardial infarction induced by spontaneous pneumothorax

Hypocalcaemia, long QT interval and atrial arrhythmias

8 Mar, 10 | by Emilia Demetriou

This case report about atrial arrhythmias provides some insight into possible mechanisms. It includes some excellent examples of ECGs.

Hypocalcaemia, long QT interval and atrial arrhythmias

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