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Sir William Osler was a man of not inconsiderable talent. A pathologist and clinician. A professor successively at McGill University, the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University and Oxford University. Historian and bibliographer of medicine. A naturalist, microscopist, proponent of comparative physiology…and a veterinarian The incessant concentration of thought upon one subject, however interesting, tethers […]
Winter is upon us. Olde Utopian saying. There can only be not enough beds…
Walt Whitman’s poem sings the praises of life as a metaphor for the long and fascinating history of cardiopulmonary resuscitation…
Collation of Andy Neill’s amazing series of Anatomy For Emergency Medicine Podcasts and Visual Resources
Dislocation of the distal radio-ulna joint (DRUJ) is a rare injury, particularly when it occurs without associated fractures of the distal radius and ulna.
These are my top 10 foreign bodies, found on X-ray. From time to time little things get lost. Whether you are playing billiards naked in the dark; counting money with your tongue; battling with an electric rolling pin; or just ‘slipping’ whilst in the shower….
Today we explore the evolving ‘furuncle’ or boil. A simple enough beast to deal with under normal circumstances – but in the returning traveler…myriad possibilities raise their ugly heads