In this module, we are covering some endocrine emergencies, specifically diabetes and the thyroid gland. (To be perfectly blunt, if you have worked your way to this point in the ED training program and can't say something sensible about diabetes you probably shouldn't be sitting the exam...)
There are a couple of videos below for you to watch:
a case presentation from the Mayo Clinic which covers Myxoedema Coma quite well
There are a couple of resources for you this week. Again, it's worth paying attention to Cameron's chapters for relevant multi-choice factoids.
Below is a blog discussing the latest evidence on cerebral oedema in DKA from resus.com.au.
We often find lifeintehfastlane.com a bit overwhelming in terms of the content for exam preparation (although it's an excellent website otherwise), but there are two mindmap pages worth reviewing this week for diabetes, via the links below: