Elbow dislocations constitute 10% to 25% of all injuries to the elbow. The elbow is one of the most commonly dislocated joints in the body, with an average annual incidence of acute dislocation of 6 per 100,000 persons. Among injuries to the upper extremity, dislocation of the elbow is second only to dislocation of the […]
Just finished reading an amazing manuscript… ‘Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: An Evidence-Based Guide to Recovery’. It was a real eye opener!
aka Trauma Tribulation 008 A 26 year-old male was BIBA after falling off his stationary motorbike at a set of traffic lights. C-spine precautions were removed following palpation of his neck and assessment of his sphincter tone. Initially, his only complaint was pain to his right thumb, presumably from a hyperextension injury. However a detailed […]
Medicina d’Emergenza Diagnosi e trattamento – La quinta edizione di questo manuale, un vero successo internazionale, è stata completamente aggiornata ed ampliata, con l’intento di includere le più recenti linee guida basate sull’evidenza in medicina di urgenza e di emergenza
Regular ‘Life in the Fast Lane’ readers (Hi, Mum and Dad!) well know the importance of bringing home the bacon when it comes to dealing with medical emergencies using the healing forces of food. Well, thanks to Archie McPhee, it is easier than ever to put into use the marvelous medical meat miracle that we […]
The arrhythmia learning construct was based on ‘Living Arrhythmias’, a film by Dr John C Grammar MD FACC and Michael M Dehn made in 1980.
One of the patients seriously injured in a multi-vehicle pile up is pregnant. What are the implications for trauma management?
Ever wondered what the ED would be like if it was run by ‘alternative medicine’ practitioners? Who needs an epipen when you can just use a Biro, eh?