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1

what are the oncological emergencies?

- neutropenic sepsis
- hypercalcaemia
- SVC obstruction
- cord compression
- tumour lysis syndrome

2

what are the common presentation of cancer?

- confusion/fitting
- SOB
- obstruction
- pain
- liver/renal failure
- off legs

3

what are the differentials for confusion/fitting?

- infection
- biochemical abnormality
- drugs
- cerebrovascular event
- brain mets

4

what investigations should you do for confusing/fitting?

baseline bloods
head CT