Abstract books accepted in each category can be viewed/downloaded by clicking on the category below:
Audit & Quality Improvement Posters
A&QI 3: Aiming for a cardiac arrest free care: Our perspective and progress
A&QI 6: Assessment of delirium in the AMU, Epsom Hospital
A&QI 9: Collecting data on acute medicine quality indicators in Scotland: A first year review
A&QI 11: Does a satellite pharmacy on the AMU facilitate discharge?
A&QI 17: Increasing the uptake of HIV testing for Clinical Indicator Conditions: An AMU Quality Improvement Project
A&QI 19: Intervention audit of pharmacist contributions on the AMU post take ward rounds
A&QI 24: Patients’ satisfaction in a newly established AMAU at an Irish Hospital
A&QI 27: Reducing registration-to-ECG times for patients presenting to the emergency unit with acute chest pain
A & QI 30: Telemetry use within the Acute Medical Unit
Case Report Posters
CR 5: Acute dysphagia as the presenting feature of syringobulbia in a sixteen-year-old patient
CR 6: Allopurinol related deranged liver function and eosinophilia – Think DRESS!
CR 14: Brugada syndrome unmasked by fever – Commoner than we think?
CR 16: Discitis: A pain in the neck
CR 17: Doctor I feel listless, please tell me exactly what I have?
CR 19 Not just a belch! Excessive belching as a presenting feature in acute aortic syndrome: A case report
CR 20: Iatrogenic disseminated Bacillus Calmette-Guérin infection from immunotherapy for bladder cancer
CR 21: May-Thurner syndrome-related iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis as the initial clinical presentation of perforated sigmoid diverticulitis
CR 24: Snap! Crackle! Pop! The perils of complementary therapy
CR 28: Think before you treat a Troponin!
CR 29: Think! It Could Be HIV
CR 30: Type 1 spontaneous diaphragmatic rupture – An unusual cause of chest pain and dyspnoea
CR32: Vertebral Artery Dissection – Not as uncommon as we think?
CR 35: Young and Confused (A case of acute cerebellitis and fulminant hepatitis in a young confused adult presenting to the AMU)
R 5: Fever in the returning traveller presenting to a UK District General Hospital; Room for improvement..
R 7: Predicting readmissions – Existing scoring models of little use to Acute Physicians?
R 8: PRISMA analysis of 30 day readmissions to a tertiary cancer hospital
R 9: SAFER@HOME: Pan-European study examining potentially preventable 30 day readmissions
R10: Study of 28 day readmission rates of patient attendances at AMU, Heartlands Hospital
R 13: Viral Hemorrhagic fevers; What do clinicians know?
Service Organisation & Design Posters
SO&D 1: A consultant-led referral service improves waiting times on the AMU
SO&D 4: Anticholinergics: Overlooked menace to vulnerable patients? Results from the AMiCI pilot at the Ipswich Hospital
SO&D 5: Are hospital admissions reduced by Acute Medicine consultant telephone triage of medical referrals?
SO&D 10_: Refusing medical admissions: Is this practice safe or effective? A review of 3-years data (16989 referrals) from a district general hospital
SO&D 14: The development of a seven day therapy service in the emergency portals at the Royal Stoke University Hospital NHS Trust
SO&D 16: The impact of a dedicated consultant in a newly established AMAU in an Irish Hospital and predictors of service delay
SO&D 18: The impact of Consultant-led AMU weekend discharge ward rounds