Your next patient is a 2 year-old girl who has sustained a burn…. to her mouth. See if you know your stuff in this case-based Q&A post.
LITFL Blog Archive
It’s been a rough week in southeast Tennessee. Two people died in two days on Grumpy’s rapid past Ocoee Dam No. 2. Just how common is death due to whitewater rafting? Wilson et al reviewed 16 articles in the primary literature to determine the specific types of injuries that occur from whitewater rafting and paddling. […]
A review on the emergency department assessment and management of high-pressure injection injuries.
It goes without saying that the body is designed to work aerobically. The mind therefore, follows the same pattern. This essay by Rodway shows historical data and research about the changes in cognition as one goes further up into thin air. This is important, because they conjecture that many of the problems climbers face are […]
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 […]