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date: 10 August 2020

Note: Pages dealing with the management of drug overdose are shown in bold type. Main references to drugs with dosages have been included in the index. Tables, figures, and boxes are indicated by an italic t, f, and b following the page number.

4AT [link]
A
abacavir, hypersensitivity [link], [link], [link]
Abbreviated Mental Test Score [link], [link], [link]
abciximab, NSTE-ACS [link]b
abdomen in coma patients [link]
abdominal distension [link]
abdominal pain
acute cholecystitis [link]
acute pancreatitis [link], [link]b
differential diagnosis [link]f, [link]
gallstone disease [link]
groin [link]
HIV infection [link]
loin [link]
medical causes [link]
referred [link]f
returning travellers [link]t
ulcerative colitis [link]
abdominal X-ray, inflammatory bowel disease [link]
abscess
liver [link][link]
perinephric [link]f
renal [link]f
accessory pathway tachycardias (AVRT) [link]t, [link]
management [link]t, [link]
types of [link]
ACE inhibitors
NSTE-ACS [link]
STEMI [link]
acetylcysteine, paracetamol overdose [link][link], [link]t
acholuric jaundice [link]
aciclovir
acute viral encephalitis [link]
herpes simplex [link]
herpes zoster [link]
varicella [link]
acid base nomogram [link]f
acidaemia [link], [link]
ACTH [link]t
activated charcoal [link]
anticonvulsants, overdose
carbamazepine [link]
newer anticonvulsants [link]
phenytoin [link]
sodium valproate [link]
antipsychotics, overdose [link]
aspirin overdose [link][link]
benzodiazepines, overdose [link]
beta-blocker overdose [link]
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
digoxin overdose [link]
metformin overdose [link]
multiple-dose [link]
NSAID overdose [link]
oral poisons [link]t
paracetamol overdose [link]
SSRI overdose [link]
sulfonylureas, overdose [link]
tricyclic antidepressant overdose [link]
activated partial thromboplastin time [link]t
increased [link]t
acute confusion syndrome [link][link]
causes [link]
examination [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
acute coronary syndrome (ACS) [link][link]
conditions mimicking [link]b
definition [link]
initial management [link][link]
nomenclature [link]f
acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis [link][link]
acute lymphoblastic leukaemia [link]
acute myeloid leukaemia [link]
acute papilloedema [link]f
acute viral encephalitis [link][link]
herpes simplex [link]
varicella [link], [link]
Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination-III [link]
Addisonian crisis
adrenal haemorrhage [link]
adrenal infiltration [link]
assessment [link][link]
autoimmune adrenalitis [link]
drugs causing [link]
hypopituitarism [link]
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
presentation [link]
prevention [link][link]
TB adrenalitis [link]
adenosine, tachyarrhythmias [link]t
adrenal failure [link]b
adrenal infiltration [link]
adrenal insufficiency [link]b see also Addisonian crisis
adrenaline
overdose [link]
pulmonary oedema [link]
urinary [link]t
adrenalitis
autoimmune [link]
adult respiratory distress syndrome [link][link]
cardiovascular support [link]
diagnostic criteria [link]
disorders associated with [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
ongoing management [link][link]
outcome [link]
respiratory support [link]
sudden deterioration [link]b
advance care planning [link]
advanced life support [link][link]
post-resuscitation care [link][link]
Aeromonas, travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
African tick typhus [link]t
airway
assessment [link]
upper, obstruction see upper airway obstruction
alanine aminotransferase [link]t
albumin [link]t
alcohol intoxication [link]
alcohol withdrawal
aftercare [link]
detection of [link]
treatment [link][link]
alcoholic hepatitis [link]
Discriminant Index [link]b
Glasgow Alcoholic Hepatitis score [link]t
investigations [link]t
aldosterone [link]t
alien limb syndrome [link]
alkaline phosphatase [link]t
allopurinol
acute leukaemia [link]
tumour lysis syndrome [link]
α‎>-fetoprotein [link]t
alteplase [link]b
pulmonary embolism [link]b
stroke [link]b
alveolar haemorrhage [link]
alveolitis, extrinsic allergic [link]
amantadine
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link], [link]b
withdrawal, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
amaurosis fugax [link]
AmBisome®, febrile neutropenia [link]t
amikacin
febrile neutropenia [link]t
nocardia [link]
sepsis/septic shock [link]
aminophylline
asthma [link]b
COPD [link]
urticaria /angio-oedema [link]
aminosalicylates, inflammatory bowel disease [link]
amiodarone
atrial fibrillation [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
SVT [link]t
ventricular tachycardia [link]t
amisulpride [link]
amitriptyline [link]
amlodipine
aortic dissection [link]t
hypertensive emergencies [link]t
NSTE-ACS [link]
overdose [link]
amoebic dysentery [link]
amoxapine [link]b
amoxicillin
pneumonia [link]t
prophylaxis [link]b
sepsis/septic shock [link]
amphetamines, overdose [link][link]
amphotericin
cryptococcal meningitis [link]
cryptococcosis [link]t
febrile neutropenia [link]
ampicillin, bacterial meningitis [link]
amylase [link]t
anaemia
acute leukaemias [link]
management [link]t
microangiopathic haemolytic [link]
pulmonary oedema [link]
analgesia
NSTE-ACS [link]
pericarditis [link]
pulmonary embolism [link]
anaphylactic shock [link]
anaphylaxis [link], [link][link]
management [link], [link]f
presentation [link]
ANCA [link]b
angina
post-infarction [link][link]
post-MI [link][link]
unstable [link][link]
angiography
aortic dissection [link]
coronary, NSTE-ACS [link]
pulmonary [link]
computed tomography [link]
haemoptysis [link]
magnetic resonance [link]
angioneurotic oedema [link]
angio-oedema [link][link], [link][link]
causes [link]
diagnosis [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
angiotensin II [link]t
anistreplase (APSAC) [link]b
ankle joint, aspiration [link], [link]f
ankylosing spondylitis [link]
anterior cerebral artery syndrome [link]
anthrax [link]t
antiarrhythmics [link]t, [link]t
overdose [link]t
antibiotics
acute pneumonia [link]
bacterial meningitis [link]
inflammatory bowel disease [link]
meningococcal infection [link], [link]
septic shock [link][link], [link]
systemic lupus erythematosus [link]
anti-cholinesterases, overdose [link]
anticoagulation [link][link]
DC cardioversion [link]
deep vein thrombosis [link]
heparin [link]
non-vitamin K antagonists [link]
oral [link]
pulmonary embolism [link]
stroke prevention [link]
vitamin K antagonists [link][link]
warfarin [link][link]
anticonvulsants, overdose [link][link]
antidepressants, overdose [link]t
antidiuretic hormone [link]t
antidotes [link]t
antifibrinolytics, subarachnoid haemorrhage [link]
anti-ischaemic therapy [link]
antimalarials [link][link], [link]b
antiplatelet therapy
NSTE-ACS [link]
stroke prevention [link]
antipsychotics
atypical [link]b
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
overdose [link]
antiretroviral drugs [link]
drug interactions [link]
toxicity [link][link]
antithrombotic therapy, NSTE-ACS [link]
anuria [link]
aortic dissection
assessment [link][link]
classification [link]
conditions associated with [link]b
diagnosis [link][link], [link]b
differential diagnosis [link]
examination [link][link]
investigations [link][link]
management [link][link], [link]b
medical treatment [link]
presentation [link]
prognosis [link]
aortic regurgitation [link], [link]b
apneustic breathing [link], [link]f
apnoea [link]
argatroban [link]t
aripiprazole
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
rapid tranquillization [link]
arrhythmias [link]
bradyarrhythmias see bradyarrhythmias
diagnosis [link]
effect on patient [link]
precipitating factors [link]b
pulmonary artery catheterization [link]
tachyarrhythmias see tachyarrhythmias
ventricular see ventricular arrhythmias
artemether-lumefantrine [link]
arterial blood gases [link]f
arterial blood sampling [link]
arterial line insertion [link][link]
complications [link]
contraindications [link]
indications [link]
initial measures [link]
over-the-needle technique [link], [link]f
over-the-wire technique [link], [link]f
arteriovenous fistula infection [link]
artesunate [link]
arthralgia [link]
arthritis
enteropathic [link]
reactive [link][link]
rheumatoid [link]
septic [link]
ascites [link][link]
causes [link]b
differential diagnosis [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
presentation [link]
ascitic tap [link]
aspartate transaminase [link]t
aspergillosis, allergic bronchopulmonary [link]
aspiration, post-stroke [link]
aspirin
giant cell arteritis [link][link]
NSTE-ACS [link]
overdose [link][link]
STEMI [link][link]
transient ischaemic attacks [link]b
asthma
assessment [link]
further management [link]
hospital discharge [link]b
immediate therapy [link], [link]b
indications for admission [link]b
investigations [link]
markers of severity [link], [link]b
mild to moderate [link]
precipitants [link]
presentation [link]
asystole [link][link]
ataxia
brainstem stroke [link]
cerebellar stroke [link]
ataxic breathing [link], [link]f
atenolol
alcohol withdrawal [link]
aortic dissection [link]t
hypertensive emergencies [link]t
SVT [link]t
athetosis [link]t
atorvastatin, NSTE-ACS [link]
atovaquone [link]
Pneumocystis jiroveci [link]t
toxoplasmosis [link]t
atrial arrhythmias
fibrillation [link][link]
assessment [link][link]
causes [link]b
management [link]t, [link], [link][link], [link]b
rate control [link]
flutter [link]t, [link]
management [link]t, [link]
post-MI [link]
tachycardia [link]t
multifocal [link]t, [link]
atrial pacing [link], [link]f
atrioventricular block [link]
first-degree [link], [link]
induction of [link][link]
post-MI [link]
second-degree [link], [link]
third-degree [link], [link]
types [link], [link]
atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia (AVNRT) [link]t, [link]
atropine [link]t
beta-blocker overdose [link]
bradyarrhythmias [link]
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
digoxin overdose [link]
autoimmune adrenalitis [link]
autoimmune bullous disease [link][link]
causes [link]
diagnosis [link]
management [link][link]
poor prognostic features [link]
presentation [link][link]f, [link]
autoimmune encephalitis [link]b
autoimmune hepatitis [link]
autonomic dysfunction
Guillain–Barré syndrome [link]
spinal cord compression [link]
azathioprine
autoimmune bullous disease [link][link]
inflammatory bowel disease [link]
azithromycin
enteric fever [link]
neutropenia [link]t
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]


B
Bacillus anthracis [link]
Bacillus cereus, gastroenteritis [link]
back pain [link][link]
causes [link]
differential diagnosis [link]
examination [link]
history [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
neurosurgical emergencies [link]b
red flag signs [link]b
spinal cord compression [link]
baclofen, opiate withdrawal [link]
bacteraemia [link]
prognosis [link]
bacterial dysentery [link]
bacterial gastroenteritis [link][link]
bacterial pericarditis [link][link]
barbiturates, myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
basic life support [link], [link]f
airway [link]
circulation [link]
patient [link]
basophils [link]t
benofurans, overdose [link][link]
benzodiazepines, overdose [link]t, [link]
benzylpenicillin
infective endocarditis [link]t, [link]b
necrotizing fasciitis [link]
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
Bernard–Soulier syndrome [link]
beta-blockers
NSTE-ACS [link]
overdose [link]
STEMI [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
thyrotoxic crisis [link]
bicarbonate [link]t
biliary colic [link]
sickle cell crisis [link]
biliary obstruction [link][link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]f
poor prognostic features [link]
presentation [link]
biliary pancreatitis [link]
bilirubin [link]t
biomarkers
NSTE-ACS [link]
STEMI [link], [link]f
biopsy
liver
percutaneous [link]
transjugular [link]
renal [link]
indications [link]b
Biot’s respiration [link]
bioterrorism [link], [link]t
bites
human [link]
non-human mammalian [link]
bivalirudin [link]t
blackouts [link]
cardiovascular [link]
neurological [link]
Blatchford score [link]t
bleeding
adrenal haemorrhage [link]
alveolar haemorrhage [link]
extradural haemorrhage [link]
with fibrinolytic therapy [link]
intracerebral haemorrhage [link][link]
in liver disease [link]
in severe uraemia [link]
subarachnoid haemorrhage [link][link]
subconjunctival haemorrhage [link]t
upper gastrointestinal see upper gastrointestinal bleeding
variceal haemorrhage [link][link], [link]b
bleeding disorders [link][link]
causes [link]
drugs causing [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
presentation [link]
blood pressure
aortic dissection [link]
coma patients [link]
blood transfusion reactions [link][link], [link]
assessment [link]t
management [link], [link]t
bloody diarrhoea [link][link], [link]
bloody tap [link]
body size nomogram [link]f
Bolam test [link][link]
bone marrow transplantation, complications [link][link]
cardiac failure [link]
CNS-related [link][link]
deteriorating renal function [link]
early [link][link]
haemorrhagic cystitis [link]
hypertension [link]
botulism [link][link], [link]
management [link][link]
pathophysiology [link]b
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
boutonneuse fever [link]t
brachial artery, blood sampling [link]
bradyarrhythmias [link][link]
indications for pacing [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
post-MI [link]
sinus bradycardia [link]
brain death [link]
confirmation of [link]
preconditions [link]
brainstem function [link][link]
brain shift [link]
central herniation syndrome [link]
coma [link]
eyes [link][link]
false localizing signs [link]
lateral (uncal) herniation syndrome [link]
respiratory pattern [link], [link]f
swallowing reflex [link]
tonsillar herniation [link]
brainstem stroke [link][link]
causes [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
breathlessness [link][link], [link]
differential diagnosis [link]
myasthenic crisis [link]
bretylium, ventricular tachycardia [link]t
broad complex tachycardia [link]
diagnosis [link]
morphology [link], [link]t
Broca’s dysphasia [link]
bromocriptine, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]
bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma [link]
bronchodilators [link]b
bronchoscopy, haemoptysis [link]
bronchospasm [link]
Brucella abortus [link]
Brucella melitensis [link]
brucellosis [link]
Brugada syndrome [link]
bullous pemphigoid [link][link], [link]b
bundle branch block [link]
buprenorphine overdose [link]
Burkholderia mallei [link]
Burkholderia pseudomallei [link]


C
C1-esterase inhibitor deficiency [link]
calcitonin [link]t
calcium
reference intervals [link]t
stroke [link]
calcium antagonists
NSTE-ACS [link]
overdose [link]t, [link]
STEMI [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
calcium chloride [link]t
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
calcium folinate [link]t
calcium gluconate [link]t
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
caloric response [link]
Campylobacter
dysentery [link]
gastroenteritis [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]t
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
Candida, HIV/AIDS [link], [link]t
cannabis, overdose [link]
capacity [link]
Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales) [link], [link], [link]
carbamate insecticides, overdose [link]t
carbamazepine
alcohol withdrawal [link], [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
overdose [link][link]
status epilepticus [link]
carbon monoxide poisoning [link]
complications [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
cardiac arrest [link]
cardiac failure
bone marrow transplantation [link]
congestive, in aortic dissection [link]
cardiac index (CI) [link]t
cardiac pacing
bradyarrhythmias [link]
external [link]b
temporary [link][link]
atrial [link], [link]f
atrioventricular sequential [link]
complications [link][link], [link]b
epicardial [link]
failure to pace [link]
before general anaesthesia [link]
perforation [link]
post-myocardial infarction [link]
transvenous [link]
ventricular [link][link], [link]f
cardiac pump failure see cardiogenic shock
cardiac tamponade [link]
management [link][link]
presentation [link][link], [link]f
cardiogenic shock [link][link], [link][link]
diagnosis [link]
management [link][link]
cardiopulmonary bypass [link]
cardiovascular emergencies [link][link]
cardioversion see DC cardioversion
carotid endarterectomy [link]
carotid sinus hypersensitivity [link]
management [link]t
carvedilol, overdose [link]
caspofungin, febrile neutropenia [link]
cathinones, overdose [link][link]
cauda equina lesions [link]
CD4 count [link]f
cefotaxime
alcoholic hepatitis [link]
bacterial meningitis [link]
meningococcal infection [link]
ceftazidime, pneumonia [link]t
ceftriaxone
bacterial meningitis [link]
enteric fever [link]
infective endocarditis, [link]b
meningococcal infection [link]
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
cefuroxime
pneumonia [link]t
urinary tract infection [link]b
cellulitis [link]
central herniation syndrome [link]
central line insertion [link]
central neurogenic hyperventilation [link], [link]f
central retinal vein occlusion [link]f
central venous catheterization, ultrasound-guided [link][link]
equipment and personnel [link]
preparation [link][link]
scanning [link]
central venous pressure [link]b
cerebellar stroke [link]
management [link]
predisposing factors [link]
presentation [link]
priorities [link]
severity assessment [link]
cerebellar tremor [link]t
cerebellopontine angle, lesions [link]t
cerebral infarction syndromes [link]
anterior circulation [link]
lacunar infarction [link]
posterior circulation [link]
prognostic significance [link]
cerebral oedema
acute liver failure [link][link]
diabetic ketoacidosis [link]
cerebral pontine myelinolysis [link]
cerebrospinal fluid
analysis [link], [link]t
bacterial meningitis [link][link], [link]t
lymphocytic [link][link]
cetirizine, urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
Charcot’s osteoarthropathy [link]b
Chediak–Higashi syndrome [link]
chelation therapy, parenteral [link]
chest drain insertion [link][link], [link]f
complications [link]
equipment [link]
failure to re-expand lung [link]
malpositioned tube [link]
obstructed tube [link]
pneumothorax [link][link]
procedure [link][link]
tips and pitfalls [link]
chest drain removal [link]
chest pain [link]
aortic dissection [link]
differential diagnosis [link]
pleuritic [link]
post-STEMI [link][link]
chest X-ray
acute kidney injury [link]
aortic dissection [link]
haemoptysis [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]t
inflammatory bowel disease [link]
interstitial shadowing [link]
pneumothorax [link]
respiratory failure [link]
shock [link]
Cheyne–Stokes respiration [link], [link]f, [link]
Child–Pugh score [link]t
Chlamydia pneumonia [link]
Chlamydia psittaci [link], [link]
chloramphenicol
bacterial meningitis [link]
meningococcal infection [link]
sepsis/septic shock [link]
chlordiazepoxide, alcohol withdrawal [link], [link], [link]t
chloride [link]t
chlorphenamine
paracetamol overdose [link]
urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
chlorpromazine
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
overdose [link]
serotonin syndrome [link]
cholangitis [link]
cholecystitis [link]
acute [link]
cholesterol
reference intervals [link]t
stroke [link]
cholesterol embolism [link]
cholinergic crisis [link]
chondrocalcinosis [link]
chorea [link]t
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute exacerbation [link][link]
causes [link]
criteria for hospital admission [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
mechanical ventilation [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link][link]
Churg–Strauss syndrome [link]t
Chvostek’s sign [link]
cidofovir, cytomegalovirus [link]
ciprofloxacin
anthrax [link]t
enteric fever [link]
infective endocarditis [link]b
necrotizing fasciitis [link]
plague [link]t
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
tularaemia [link]t
urinary tract infection [link]b
circulation, assessment [link]
citalopram, overdose [link]
clarithromycin
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
clindamycin [link]
cellulitis [link]
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
necrotizing fasciitis [link]
Pneumocystis jiroveci [link]t
prophylaxis [link]b
sepsis/septic shock [link]
toxic shock syndrome [link]
toxoplasmosis [link]t
clomethiazole, alcoholic hepatitis [link]
clomipramine, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
clonidine
hypertensive emergencies [link]t
overdose [link]t
clopidogrel
NSTE-ACS [link]
Clostridium botulinum [link], [link]
Clostridium difficile [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]
Clostridium perfringens, gastroenteritis [link]
Clostridium tetani [link]
clozapine, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b, [link]b
cluster breathing [link], [link]f
coagulation
abnormal [link][link]
diagnosis [link]t
management [link]
circulating inhibitors of [link]
co-amoxiclav
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
cocaine-induced myocardial infarction [link][link]
complications [link]b
diagnosis [link]
management [link][link]
pathogenesis [link]b
cocaine overdose [link][link]
cognitive impairment, HIV/AIDS [link]
colchicine
crystal arthropathy [link]
pericarditis [link]
colistin, myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
collapse
older patient [link][link] see also blackouts
colonoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease [link]
coma
assessment [link][link]
brainstem dysfunction [link]
causes [link][link]
general examination [link]
history [link]
hyperosmolar non-ketotic see hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic syndrome
hypopituitary [link][link]
immediate management [link], [link]b
investigations [link]
lateralizing signs [link]
management [link][link]
meningism in [link]
monitoring progress [link]
myxoedema [link][link]
posturing in [link]f
presentation [link]
prognosis [link]
severity assessment [link] see also Glasgow Coma Scale
common law [link][link]
detaining patients in emergency [link] see also legal issues
community-acquired pneumonia [link], [link]
comprehensive geriatric assessment [link]
computed tomography
acute viral encephalitis [link]
bacterial meningitis [link]
head injury [link]b
pulmonary angiography [link]
spiral [link]
stroke [link]
confusion, acute
assessment [link]
causes [link]
detection [link]
features [link]
management [link][link]
prognosis [link]
sedation [link][link], [link]b
Confusion Assessment Method [link], [link]
confusional states [link][link]
acute confusion syndrome in the older patient [link][link]
assessment [link]
differential diagnosis [link]t, [link]
management [link]b
returning travellers [link]t
congenital heart disease [link][link]
cardiac complications [link]
extracardiac complications [link][link]
management [link]
Congo–Crimean haemorrhagic fever [link]
conjunctivitis [link]t
consent [link]
treating patients without their [link]
constipation [link]
continuous mandatory ventilation [link]
continuous positive airways pressure [link]
contrast-induced acute kidney injury, prevention of [link]
contrast-induced nephropathy [link][link]
conus medullaris lesions [link]
corneal reflex [link][link]
coronary angiography, NSTE-ACS [link]
coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), STEMI [link]
corticosteroids
crystal arthropathy [link]
inflammatory bowel disease [link]
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
raised ICP [link]
cortisol
blood [link]t
urinary [link]t
cortisone acetate, equivalent dose [link]t
co-trimoxazole
bacterial meningitis [link]
nocardia [link]
Pneumocystis jiroveci [link]t
pneumonia [link]t
cough [link]
Coxiella burnetii [link], [link], [link]
Coxsackie virus, pneumonia [link]
C-reactive protein [link]t
creatine kinase
reference intervals [link]t
STEMI [link]
creatinine [link]t
cricothyrotomy, percutaneous [link], [link]f
Crohn’s disease [link]
extraintestinal manifestations [link]b
crossed signs [link]
cryoglobulinaemia [link]
clinical features [link]
management [link]
mixed monoclonal [link]
mixed polyconal [link]
monoclonal [link]
cryoprecipitate [link]
cryptococcosis, treatment [link]t
cryptogenic organizing pneumonia [link]
Cryptosporidia
HIV/AIDS [link]t
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
crystal arthropathy [link]
management [link]
curare, myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
CURB-65 score [link], [link]b
cutaneous drug reactions [link][link]
management [link][link]
presentation [link][link]
cyanide poisoning [link]t, [link]
Cyanokit® [link]t
cyanosis [link]b
cyclophosphamide
nephrotic syndrome [link]
overdose [link]t
cyclopropane, and malignant hyperthermia [link]b
Cyclospora cayetanensis, travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
cyproheptadine [link]t
cocaine overdose [link]
serotonin syndrome [link]
cystitis, haemorrhagic [link]
cytomegalovirus
HIV/AIDS [link]t
pneumonia [link]
retinitis [link]f
transplant patients [link]
treatment [link]t


D
dabigatran [link]t, [link]
overdose [link]t
dalteparin, NSTE-ACS [link]b
danaparoid [link]t
Danis stent [link]
dantrolene [link]t
cocaine overdose [link]
malignant hyperthermia [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]
DC cardioversion [link][link]
anticoagulation [link]
checklist [link][link]
complications [link]b
contraindications [link][link]
initial energies [link]t
D-dimer [link]
decorticate posturing [link]
deep vein thrombosis
assessment [link][link]
investigations [link][link]
management [link][link], [link]f
anticoagulation [link]
thrombolysis [link][link]
post-stroke [link]
presentation [link]
risk factors [link]
Wells rule [link]t
deliberate self-harm [link][link]
assessment [link]
patients wanting to leave [link]
suicide risk [link]b
delirium [link][link]
assessment [link]
causes [link]
vs dementia [link]t
differential diagnosis [link]t
management [link]b
delirium tremens [link]
dementia vs delirium [link]t
dengue fever [link]
depressants, overdose [link][link]
dermatological emergencies [link][link]
desferrioxamine [link]t, [link]
desipramine, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
desloratadine, urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
desmopressin [link]
detaining patients in emergency [link]
dexamethasone [link]
equivalent dose [link]t
meningococcal infection [link]
spinal cord compression [link]
tuberculosis [link]b
diabetes mellitus
foot complications [link]b
urgent surgery or procedures [link]
diabetic ketoacidosis
assessment [link][link]
biochemical targets [link]
clinical features [link]
common precipitants [link]
complications [link]
investigations [link][link]
management [link][link], [link]b
exit criteria and cessation of IV insulin [link]
fluid replacement [link]
insulin replacement [link][link]
potassium replacement [link], [link]t
variable-rate insulin infusion prescription [link]t
poor prognostic features [link]
dialyser reaction [link]
dialysis
acute kidney injury [link]b
emergencies [link][link]
intermittent [link]
peritoneal [link]
dialysis disequilibrium [link]
diamorphine
cardiac pain [link]
NSTE-ACS [link]
sickle cell crisis [link]
diaphragmatic pacing [link]
diarrhoea
acute
differential diagnosis [link]
treatment [link]b
bloody [link][link], [link]
differential diagnosis [link]
drugs causing [link]b
HIV infection [link]
post-bone marrow transplantation [link]
travellers’ [link], [link]t
diazepam
acute confusion [link][link]
alcohol withdrawal [link], [link]
alcoholic hepatitis [link]
antipsychotics, overdose [link]
beta-blocker overdose [link]
carbon monoxide poisoning [link]
cocaine overdose [link][link]
hallucinogen overdose [link]
NSAID overdose [link]
opiate withdrawal [link]
phenytoin overdose [link]
rapid tranquillization [link]
serotonin syndrome [link]
SSRI overdose [link]
status epilepticus [link]
tricyclic antidepressant overdose [link]
diclofenac overdose [link]
dicobalt edentate [link]t
cyanide poisoning [link]
differential diagnosis [link][link]
systemic enquiry [link]
DigiFab® [link]t
digoxin overdose [link]
digoxin
overdose [link]t, [link]
STEMI [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
SVT [link]t
digoxin-specific antibody [link]t
diloxanide furoate, amoebic dysentery [link]
diltiazem
NSTE-ACS [link]
overdose [link]
diphtheria [link]t
upper airway obstruction [link]
Diplococcus pneumoniae [link]
disopyramide
atrial fibrillation [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
SVT [link]t
ventricular tachycardia [link]t
disseminated intravascular coagulation [link]
bacterial meningitis [link]
causes [link]b
management [link]
prognosis [link]
disturbed patients, rapid tranquillization [link]
dizziness [link][link]
cerebellar stroke [link]
examination [link][link]
history [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
true vertigo [link]t
do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation order [link]
dobutamine, septic shock [link][link]
doll’s head response [link], [link]
dopamine
pulmonary oedema [link]
urinary [link]t
Doppler ultrasound, stroke [link]
dosulepin overdose [link]
doxycyline [link]
anthrax [link]t
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
Dressler’s syndrome [link][link]
drug-induced
Addisonian crisis [link]
bleeding disorders [link]b
diarrhoea [link]b
hepatitis [link], [link]b
liver failure [link]b
hyponatraemia [link]
jaundice [link]
lactic acidosis [link]b
nephritis [link]
drug interactions, antiretroviral drugs [link]
drug overdose [link][link]
antidotes [link]t
management [link][link]
unconscious patients [link]t
drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms [link][link]
dysarthria
brainstem stroke [link]
cerebellar stroke [link]
dysentery
amoebic [link]
bacterial [link]
dysphagia [link]
HIV infection [link]
dysphonia, cerebellar stroke [link]
dyspnoea see breathlessness


E
Ebola virus [link]
ecchymoses [link]
ECG
acute kidney injury [link], [link]f
aortic dissection [link]
exercise [link]
hyperkalaemia [link]f
infective endocarditis [link]
NSTE-ACS [link]
pericarditis [link]
right ventricular infarction [link], [link]
shock [link]
STEMI [link], [link]b
echocardiography
aortic dissection [link]
infective endocarditis [link], [link]b
pericarditis [link]
stroke [link]
ventricular septal defect [link]
echovirus pneumonia [link]
eczema herpeticum [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
efavirenz, neurological toxicity [link]
effort syncope [link][link]
elbow joint, aspiration [link], [link]f
electrocardiogram see ECG
electrolytes
STEMI [link]
stroke [link]
embolism
cholesterol [link]
pulmonary see pulmonary embolism
empyema [link]
pleural fluid analysis [link]b
encephalitis
acute viral [link][link]
complications [link]
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
autoimmune [link]b
paraneoplastic [link]b
encephalopathy
hepatic [link]b, [link]
hypertensive [link]
endocarditis
culture-negative [link], [link]b
prophylaxis [link], [link]t
prosthetic valve [link]
right-sided [link]
endocrine emergencies [link][link]
endoscopy, peptic ulcer disease [link]
endotracheal intubation [link][link], [link]f
enflurane
asthma [link]
and malignant hyperthermia [link]b
enoxaparin [link]t
NSTE-ACS [link]b
thyrotoxic crisis [link]
Entamoeba, travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
Entamoeba histolytica
dysentery [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
enteric fever (typhoid) [link][link]
complications [link]
epidemiology [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
enteropathic arthritis [link]
eosinophilia, pulmonary [link]
eosinophils [link]t
epigastric pain [link]
epiglottitis [link]
epilepsy
driving advice [link]b
status epilepticus [link][link]
epinephrine see adrenaline
eptifibatide, NSTE-ACS [link]b
erythema multiforme [link][link], [link]f
erythema nodosum [link]t, [link]f
erythrocyte sedimentation rate [link]t
erythroderma [link][link]
causes [link]
complications [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
Escherichia coli
dysentery [link]
shiga toxin-producing [link]
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
esmolol, hypertensive emergencies [link]t
ethambutol
TB meningitis [link][link]
tuberculosis [link]b
ethylene glycol poisoning [link]t, [link][link]
stages of [link]
exanthematous drug eruption [link][link]
exchange transfusion, sickle cell crisis [link]
exercise ECG test, NSTE-ACS [link]
extradural haemorrhage [link]
causes [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
eyes
resting position [link][link]
spontaneous movements [link][link]


F
factor VIII replacement [link], [link]t
factor IX replacement [link], [link]t
falls [link]
older patient [link][link]
assessment [link]
examination [link][link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
famciclovir, herpes zoster [link]
fat embolism [link][link]
febrile neutropenia [link][link]
antimicrobial regimen [link]
failure to respond [link]b
immediate management [link]
microbiological investigations [link]
organisms [link], [link]b
felodipine, NSTE-ACS [link]
femoral artery, blood sampling [link]
ferritin [link]t
ferrous sulfate, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
fever
differential diagnosis [link]
infectious diseases [link]t
post-MI [link]
pyrexia of unknown origin [link]
in travellers [link][link], [link]
assessment [link]
investigations [link]b
management [link][link]
presenting features [link]t
viral haemorrhagic [link]
fexofenadine, urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
fibrinogen, decreased [link]t
fibrinogen degradation products, increased [link]t
fibrinolytic therapy, bleeding with [link]
fits see seizures
fixed drug eruption [link][link]
flecainide
atrial fibrillation [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
SVT [link]t
ventricular tachycardia [link]t
flucloxacillin
cellulitis [link]
infective endocarditis [link]t, [link]b
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
toxic shock syndrome [link]
fluconazole
alcoholic hepatitis [link]
cryptococcal meningitis [link]
cryptococcosis [link]t
flucytosine, cryptococcosis [link]t
fluid balance, acute kidney injury [link][link], [link]b
fluid overload [link]
fluid replacement
diabetic ketoacidosis [link]
hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic syndrome [link]
flumazenil [link]t
benzodiazepines, overdose [link]
coma [link], [link]b
rapid tranquillization [link]
fluoxetine, overdose [link]
flupentixol, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
fluphenazine, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link], [link]b
fluvoxamine, overdose [link]
focal segmental glomerulosclerosis [link]
folate [link]t
red cell [link]t
sickle cell crisis [link]
folinic acid, toxoplasmosis [link]t
fomepizole [link]t
ethylene glycol/methanol toxicity [link]
fondaparinux [link]t
NSTE-ACS [link]b
foot complications, diabetic [link]
foreign body, airway [link]
formic acid, overdose [link]t
foscarnet, cytomegalovirus [link]t, [link]
fosfomycin, sepsis/septic shock [link]
fosphenytoin, status epilepticus [link]
fragility fractures [link]
frailty
assessment [link]
scores [link]
screening [link]
syndromes [link]
Francisella tularensis [link]
free wall rupture [link]
furosemide [link], [link][link]


G
gabapentin, overdose [link]
gait speed [link]
gallstone disease [link]
gamma-butyrolactone
overdose [link]
withdrawal [link]
gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase [link]t
gamma-hydroxybutyric acid
overdose [link]
withdrawal [link]
ganciclovir
acute viral encephalitis [link]
cytomegalovirus [link]t, [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
gangrene [link]b
gas gangrene [link]b
gasping breathing [link]
gastric lavage [link]
gastric tonometer [link]
gastritis, erosive [link]
gastroenteritis
acute [link][link]
differential diagnosis [link]
early antibiotic use [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
presenting features [link]
bacterial [link][link]
viral [link]
gastroenterological emergencies [link][link]
HIV/AIDS [link][link], [link]t
gegenhalten [link]
gentamicin
febrile neutropenia [link]
infective endocarditis [link]t
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
neutropenia [link]t
plague [link]t
pneumonia [link]t
prophylaxis [link]b
sepsis/septic shock [link]
tularaemia [link]t
urinary tract infection [link]b
giant cell arteritis [link], [link]t, [link][link]
clinical features [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
Giardia
HIV/AIDS [link]
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
Giardia lamblia [link]
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
giardiasis [link]
Glanzman’s disease [link]
Glasgow Alcoholic Hepatitis score [link]t
Glasgow Coma Scale [link], [link]t
eye opening [link]
motor response [link]
prognosis [link]
verbal responsiveness [link]
glaucine, overdose [link]
glaucoma, acute [link], [link]t
glibenclamide, overdose [link]
gliclazide, overdose [link]
glimepiride, overdose [link]
glipizide, overdose [link]
glucagon [link]t
beta-blocker overdose [link]
glucocorticoids [link]t
glucose
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
diabetic ketoacidosis [link]
digoxin overdose [link]
insulin overdose [link]
reference intervals [link]t, [link]
stroke [link]
sulfonylureas, overdose [link]
surgery in diabetics [link]
glyceryl trinitrate
aortic dissection [link]t
hypertensive emergencies [link]t
NSTE-ACS [link]
glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists
NSTE-ACS [link], [link]b
STEMI [link]
glycosylated haemoglobin [link]t, [link]
Goodpasture’s syndrome [link]b
gout [link][link]
graft-versus-host disease [link]
groin pain [link]
growth hormone [link]t, [link]
Guillain–Barré syndrome [link][link]
causes [link]
management [link]
Miller–Fisher variant [link]
presentation [link]
prognosis [link]
severity assessment [link]


H
HAART therapy [link][link]t, [link]t
haematemesis [link]
haematocrit [link]t
haematological emergencies [link][link]
haematological toxicity of antiretroviral drugs [link]
haematuria [link][link]
causes [link]b
differential diagnosis [link]f
history [link]
investigations [link][link]
management [link]
physical examination [link]
returning travellers [link]t
haemodialysis see dialysis
haemofiltration [link]
haemoglobin [link]t
glycosylated [link]t, [link]
mean cell [link]t
mean cell concentration [link]t
haemolytic–uraemic syndrome [link]
associations [link]b
investigations [link]t
management [link]
presentation [link]
prognosis [link]
haemophilia [link][link]
acquired [link]
acute presentations [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
Haemophilus influenzae
epiglottitis [link]
septic arthritis [link]
haemoptysis [link][link], [link]
assessment [link]
causes [link]b
differential diagnosis [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
prognostic factors [link]
therapeutic interventions [link]
haemorrhage see bleeding
haemorrhagic cystitis, bone marrow transplantation [link]
Hallpike manoeuvre [link][link]
hallucinogens, overdose [link]
haloperidol
acute confusion [link][link]
alcohol withdrawal [link], [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b, [link]b
overdose [link]
rapid tranquillization [link]
halothane
asthma [link]
and malignant hyperthermia [link]b
hantavirus [link]t
head injury
assessment [link]
discharge from hospital [link]b
examination [link]
further management [link]
immediate management [link]
indications for admission [link]b
neurosurgical referral [link], [link]b
presentation [link]
secondary brain injury [link]b
symptoms [link]b
headache
brainstem stroke [link]
cerebellar stroke [link]
differential diagnosis [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]
loss of vision [link]
subarachnoid haemorrhage [link]
hearing loss [link]
heavy metal poisoning [link]t
hemiballismus [link]t
hemiparesis [link]
hemiplegia [link]t
Henoch–Schönlein purpura [link]t
heparin [link]t, [link]
deep vein thrombosis [link]
low molecular weight see low molecular weight heparin (LMWH)
overdose [link]t
unfractionated see unfractionated heparin
heparin-induced thrombocytopenia [link], [link]
4T scoring system [link]t
management [link]
hepatic encephalopathy [link]b, [link]
common precipitants [link]b
treatment [link]
hepatitis
alcoholic [link]
autoimmune [link]
drug-induced [link]
ischaemic [link]
liver failure [link]b
post-exposure prophylaxis [link]
viral [link][link], [link]t
liver failure [link]b
hepatorenal syndrome [link][link]
management[link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
hepatosplenomegaly, returning travellers [link]t
hepatotoxicity of antiretroviral drugs [link]
heroin overdose [link]
herpes simplex
HIV/AIDS [link]t
treatment [link]t
herpes zoster (shingles) [link]
complications [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]t
management [link]
hip fracture [link]
HIV infection and AIDS [link][link]
acute neurological conditions
assessment [link]
investigations [link][link]
treatment [link]t
antiretroviral therapy [link]
antiretroviral toxicity [link][link]
CD4 count [link]f
chest X-ray [link]t
clinical indicator diseases [link]t
dermatological presentations [link]
emergency presentations [link]
gastrointestinal symptoms
assessment [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
pathogens [link]t
haematological presentations [link]
HIV testing [link][link]
post-test discussion [link]
pretest discussion [link]
rationale [link]b
without consent [link][link]
immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) [link]
immunosuppression, degree of [link]
inoculation injuries [link]
post-exposure prophylaxis [link][link], [link]b, [link]
primary [link]
pyrexia of unknown origin [link]
respiratory emergencies
assessment [link]
chest X-ray [link]t
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]t
risk group and predisposition to different complications [link]
sexual exposure [link]
travel history [link]
hoarseness [link]
hormone replacement therapy, stroke risk [link]
Horner’s syndrome [link]
Hunt and Hess scale [link]
hydralazine
aortic dissection [link]t
hypertensive emergencies [link]t, [link]t, [link]
hydrocephalus
bacterial meningitis [link]
stroke [link]
hydrocortisone
equivalent dose [link]t
thyrotoxic crisis [link]
urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
hydrofluoric acid, overdose [link]t
hydroxocobalamin [link]t
cyanide poisoning [link]
hydroxychloroquine, systemic lupus erythematosus [link]
hydroxyindole acetic acid, urinary [link]t
hydroxymethylmandelic acid, urinary [link]t
hydroxyzine, urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
hypercalcaemia [link][link]
causes [link]b
definition [link]
investigations [link]b
of malignancy [link]
management [link], [link]b
presentation [link]
hyperchloraemic acidosis [link]
hyperkalaemia
acute renal failure [link], [link]f
digoxin overdose [link]
hypermagnesaemia [link]t
hypernatraemia [link]
causes [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic syndrome [link][link]
characteristic features [link]
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
blood glucose and insulin [link]
fluid replacement [link]
poor prognostic features [link]
precipitants [link]
presentation [link]
hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma see hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic syndrome
hyperphosphataemia, acute kidney injury [link]
hypersensitivity pneumonitis [link]
hypersensitivity vasculitis [link]t
hypertension
bone marrow transplantation [link]
idiopathic intracranial [link]
hypertensive crisis [link]
hypertensive emergencies [link][link], [link]b
diagnosis [link]
indications for admission [link]
investigations [link]
management [link][link]
presentation [link][link]
with retinopathy [link][link], [link]b
treatment [link]
drugs [link][link]t
hypertensive encephalopathy [link]
hyperthermia
malignant [link][link]
serotonin syndrome [link]
hyperventilation
central neurogenic [link], [link]f
management [link]t
hyperviscosity syndrome [link], [link]
causes [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
hypocalcaemia [link][link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
hypoglycaemia [link]
assessment [link][link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link][link]
management [link]t, [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
recurrent [link]
hypoglycaemic agents, overdose [link][link]
hypokalaemia [link]t
hyponatraemia
acute kidney injury [link]
assessment [link][link]
causes [link]
decreased serum osmolarity [link]
normal serum osmolarity [link]
drug-induced [link]
examination [link]
history [link]
investigations [link], [link]b
management [link], [link]b
presentation [link]
principles [link]
hypophosphataemia [link]t, [link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link]b
presentation [link]
severe [link]b
treatment [link]
hypopituitarism [link]
hypopituitary coma [link][link]
examination [link]
investigations [link][link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
hypoproteinaemia [link]
hypotension
aortic dissection [link]
causes [link]b
dialysis-induced [link]
management [link]t
myxoedema coma [link]
post-MI [link]
postural [link]
pulmonary embolism [link]
with raised jugular venous pressure [link]b
hypoventilation, myxoedema coma [link]
hypovolaemia [link], [link]
hypovolaemic shock [link], [link]


I
ibuprofen, overdose [link]
ice test, myasthenic crises [link]
idarucizumab [link]
idiopathic intracranial hypertension [link]
associations [link]
investigations [link]
presentation [link]
treatments [link]
imipenem, nocardia [link]t
imipramine, overdose [link]
immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) [link]
immunosuppressants, systemic lupus erythematosus [link]
indanes, overdose [link][link]
indometacin, overdose [link]
infections [link]
infectious diseases [link][link]
infective endocarditis [link][link]
antibiotic treatment [link][link], [link]b, [link]b, [link]b
clinical features [link]
common organisms [link]b
diagnosis [link]
echo studies [link], [link]b
investigations [link]
risk factors [link]b
surgery [link][link], [link]b
treatment monitoring [link]
inferior vena cava filter [link]
inflammatory bowel disease [link][link]
Crohn’s disease [link]
differential diagnosis [link]b
indications for surgery [link]
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
markers of attack [link]
ulcerative colitis [link]
infliximab, inflammatory bowel disease [link]
insulin
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
digoxin overdose [link]
intermittent positive pressure ventilation [link]
internal jugular vein cannulation [link], [link]f
internal malignancy, cutaneous manifestations [link]
International Normalized Ratio [link]t
interstitial nephritis [link]
intervertebral disc prolapse [link]
treatment [link]
intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation [link][link], [link]f
complications [link]
contraindications [link]
indications [link]
technique [link]
intracerebral haemorrhage [link][link]
management [link][link], [link]b
predisposing factors [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
intracranial pressure
monitoring [link][link]
raised [link][link]
causes [link]
diagnosis [link]
exacerbating factors [link]
management [link]
measures to reduce [link]
patient stabilization [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
specific therapy [link]
intracranial space-occupying lesion [link][link]
causes [link]b
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
Intralipid® [link]t
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
intravenous drug users, infections in [link]
ipratropium bromide, COPD [link]
iritis [link]t
iron
overdose [link]t, [link]
reference intervals [link]t, [link]
ischaemic foot [link]b
ischaemic hepatitis [link]
isoflurane, asthma [link]
isoniazid
overdose [link]t
TB meningitis [link][link]
tuberculosis [link]b
isoprenaline, bradyarrhythmias [link]
Isospora, HIV/AIDS [link]
itching [link]


J
James pathway [link]
jaundice
acholuric [link]
assessment [link][link]
causes [link]
drug-induced [link]b
examination [link]
history [link]
HIV infection [link]
investigations
non-urgent [link]
urgent [link]
returning travellers [link]t
joint aspiration [link], [link]f
contraindications [link]b
joint pain/swelling [link]
jugular venous pressure, raised, with hypotension [link]b
junctional rhythm [link]
junctional tachycardias, treatment [link]t


K
kanamycin, myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
Kaposi’s sarcoma, treatment [link]t
Kawasaki’s disease [link]t
Kelocyanor®, cyanide poisoning [link]
Kent bundle [link]
ketamine
asthma [link]
and malignant hyperthermia [link]b
overdose [link]
kidney injury, acute [link][link]
assessment of severity [link]
causes [link]b
contrast-induced, prevention of [link]
definition [link]
diagnosis [link][link]
history [link]
indications for dialysis [link]b
investigations [link][link]
blood [link]
urine [link][link], [link]b
KDIGO staging [link]t
management [link][link], [link]b
fluid balance [link][link], [link]b
hyperkalaemia [link], [link]f
patient assessment [link]
poor prognostic features [link]
presentation [link][link]
priorities [link]
risk factors [link]
Klean-Prep® [link], [link]
calcium antagonists, overdose [link]
knee joint, aspiration [link], [link]f
Kussmaul’s sign [link]


L
labetalol
aortic dissection [link]t
cocaine-induced MI [link][link]
hypertensive emergencies [link]t, [link]t, [link]
overdose [link]
labyrinthitis [link]t
lactate dehydrogenase [link]t, [link]
lactic acidosis [link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
severity assessment [link]
lacunar infarction [link]
lamotrigine
overdose [link]
status epilepticus [link]
laryngeal oedema [link]
Lassa fever [link]t
lateral (uncal) herniation syndrome [link]
left ventricular dysfunction, diastolic [link]
left ventricular hypertrophy, voltage criteria [link]b
legal issues
common law [link][link]
consent and capacity [link]
detaining patients in emergency [link]
Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales) [link], [link], [link]
Mental Health Act 1983 (revised 2007) [link], [link], [link], [link]
patients not wishing to stay in hospital [link]
treating patients without their consent [link]
Legionella pneumonia [link]
legs
swelling [link]
weak [link]
leptospirosis [link]b
leukaemias, acute [link][link]
acute lymphoblastic leukaemia [link]
acute myeloid leukaemia [link]
confirmation of diagnosis [link]
management [link]
patient stabilization [link]
poor prognostic factors [link]
presentation [link][link]
priorities [link]
treatment [link]
levetiracetam
overdose [link]
status epilepticus [link]
levocetirizine, urticaria/angio-oedema [link]
levodopa
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
withdrawal, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
lidocaine
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
ventricular tachycardia [link]t
limb weakness [link][link]
examination [link]
history [link]
investigations [link]
localization of lesions [link]t
lincomycin, myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
lithium
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
overdose [link]t, [link][link]
liver abscess [link][link]
causes [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
presentation [link]
liver biopsy
acute liver failure [link]
percutaneous [link]
transjugular [link]
liver disease, bleeding in [link]
liver failure
acute [link][link]
causes [link]b
investigations [link]
liver transplantation [link]b
management [link][link], [link]b
presentation [link]
acute-on-chronic [link]
causes [link]b
clinical features [link]
investigations [link]
management [link]
liver transplantation
indications [link]b
paracetamol overdose [link]b
local anaesthetic overdose [link]t
lofepramine, overdose [link]
loin pain [link]
lorazepam
acute confusion [link][link]
alcohol withdrawal [link], [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]
rapid tranquillization [link]
serotonin syndrome [link]
SSRI overdose [link]
status epilepticus [link]
low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) [link]t, [link]
NSTE-ACS [link], [link]b
STEMI [link]
Lown–Ganong–Levine syndrome [link]
LSD, overdose [link]
lumbar puncture [link][link]
acute viral encephalitis [link]
bacterial meningitis [link][link], [link]t
complications [link]
contraindications [link]
CSF analysis [link], [link]t
equipment [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]b
meningococcal infection [link]b
procedure [link], [link]f
lung expansion [link]
lupus anticoagulant [link]
lymphocytes [link]t
lymphoma, treatment [link]t
lysergic acid diethylamide, overdose [link]


M
Macrogol ‘3350’ [link]t
maculopapular erythema [link][link]
maculopapular rash [link]
magic mushrooms, overdose [link]
magnesium salts
diabetic ketoacidosis [link]
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
reference intervals [link]t, [link]
STEMI [link]
tachyarrhythmias [link]t
magnesium sulfate
antipsychotics, overdose [link]
asthma [link]b
digoxin overdose [link]
STEMI [link]
ventricular tachycardia [link]t
magnetic resonance angiography
aortic dissection [link]
pulmonary [link]
Mahaim pathway [link]
malaria
antimalarial therapy [link][link], [link]b
assessment [link]
examination [link]
indicators of severity [link]b
investigations [link]
management [link], [link]b
organism [link]
symptoms [link]
in travellers [link][link]
Malarone® [link]
malignant hyperthermia [link][link]
diagnosis [link][link]
drugs considered safe in [link]b
drugs precipitating [link]b
management [link]b
treatment [link]
Mallory–Weiss tear [link]
mannitol, raised ICP [link]
Marburg virus [link]t
massive transfusion [link]
MDMA, overdose [link][link]
mean cell haemoglobin [link]t
mean cell haemoglobin concentration [link]t
mean cell volume [link]t
measles [link]t
mechanical ventilation [link]
ARDS [link]
COPD [link]
intermittent positive pressure [link]
negative pressure [link]
mediastinal lymphadenopathy [link]t
mediastinal mass [link]
mefenamic acid, overdose [link]
melaena [link]
meliodosis [link]t
membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis [link]
membranous nephropathy [link]
Ménière’s disease [link], [link]t
meningism [link]
HIV/AIDS [link]
returning travellers [link]t
meningitis
bacterial [link][link]
causes [link]
management [link], [link][link], [link]b
predisposing factors [link]
presentation [link]
severity [link]
complications [link]
cryptococcal [link]
with lymphocytic CSF [link][link]
prophylaxis [link]
meningococcal infection [link][link]
differential diagnosis [link]
investigations [link]
lumbar puncture findings [link]b
management [link]b, [link]
presentation [link]
prognosis [link]
rashes [link]
Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales) [link], [link], [link]
Mental Health Act 1983 (revised 2007) [link], [link], [link], [link]
mentally ill patients in hospital [link]
guidelines for treatment [link]
sectioned patients on medical wards [link]
mepacrine hydrochloride, giardiasis [link]
mephedrone, overdose [link][link]
meropenem
febrile neutropenia [link]t
nocardia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
mesalazine, inflammatory bowel disease [link]
mesna [link]t
metabolic disturbances, caused by antiretroviral drugs [link]
metanephrines, urinary [link]t
metformin, overdose [link]
methadone, overdose [link]
methamphetamine, overdose [link][link]
methanol poisoning [link]t, [link][link]
stages of [link]
methotrexate, overdose [link]t
methoxyflurane, and malignant hyperthermia [link]b
methylone, overdose [link][link]
methylphenidate, neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b
methylprednisolone, equivalent dose [link]t
methylthioninium chloride [link]t
metoclopramide [link]
neuroleptic malignant syndrome [link]b, [link]b
metoprolol
overdose [link]
SVT [link]t
metronidazole
amoebic dysentery [link]
enteric fever [link]
febrile neutropenia [link]
giardiasis [link]
pneumonia [link]t
sepsis/septic shock [link]
micafungin, febrile neutropenia [link]
microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia [link]
management [link]
prognosis [link]
microscopic polyangiitis [link]t
microscopic polyarteritis [link]b
Microsporidia
HIV/AIDS [link]t
travellers’ diarrhoea [link]b
midazolam, rapid tranquillization [link]
middle cerebral artery syndrome [link]
Middle East respiratory syndrome [link]
migraine, loss of vision [link]
Mini Mental State Examination [link]
for elderly [link]b, [link]
minimal change disease [link]
minocycline, nocardia [link]t
minoxidil, hypertensive emergencies [link]t
mitochondrial toxicity [link][link]
mitral regurgitation [link][link], [link]b
post-MI [link]
Mobitz type heart block [link]
monoarthritis, acute [link][link]
assessment [link]
conditions mimicking [link]
differential diagnosis [link]b
investigations [link]
presentation [link]
monocytes [link]t
monomorphic ventricular tachycardia [link][link], [link]b
monoplegia [link]t
Montreal Cognitive Assessment [link]
morphine
myasthenia gravis exacerbation [link]b
sickle cell crisis [link]
mucositis [link]
multifocal atrial tachycardia [link]t, [link]
multiple endocrine neoplasia [link]b
Murphy’s sign [link]
muscle weakness [link][link]
myasthenia gravis [link]t
drugs exacerbating [link]b
myasthenic crises [link][link]
ice test [link]
management [link][link]
predisposing factors [l