At the moment there is only one public emergency department in Zambia that actually has a trained emergency physician. It only has one.
LITFL Blog Archive
I stepped off my back decking into a hole the dog had carefully manicured in the lawn. A combination of plantar flexion and inversion resulted in a rather swollen ankle you see in the first image. I managed it conservatively but at 6 weeks it still felt a bit boggy and unstable. A case of physician scan thyself
ECG Mastery: Atrial hypertrophy and low voltage. Learn how to diagnose atrial hypertrophy and atrial enlargement on the ECG in this video.
A 28 year old with reduced GCS after several seizures requires intubation. Their neck extension seems limited and you wonder whether this may be a difficult intubation. You decide to monitor it with ultrasound.
Emergency Medicine in Chile. Not to be underestimated. Cesar, Loreto Acuña, Manuela Brinkmann and Josefina Larraín came to SMACC in Sydney where I was waiting to meet them. Have a listen to what this group have to say.