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Territorians expect the NT News to feature a croc story on the cover most days. Usually the headlines are along the lines of ‘croc kills shark’, ‘croc found in swimming pool’, ‘croc chases motorcycle’ or ‘croc found at airport’. The croc is generally the aggressor. Occasionally, though, the tables get turned on the hapless crocs: […]
A guide to the assessment and management of common finger tip injuries in the emergency department.
A 23 year-old female netball player presents c/o pain and swelling to her right ankle post playing netball. Does she meets the criteria for X-ray to rule out a fracture?
26 female present to ED after spilling a hot sauce pan of soup onto her left forearm. The patient states that the soup has just been boiled when the accident occurred 20mins before arrival.
Ventricular fibrillation and sudden death triggered by a blunt, non penetrating, and often innocent appearing unintentional blow to the chest without damage to the ribs, sternum, or heart (and in the absence of underlying cardiovascular disease) constitute an event know as commotio cordis, which translates from the Latin as agitation of the heart.
Why does Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care rock? Jack Iwashyna may have found the answer…
Iain Beardsell and SEMEP have kindly made their excellent emergency medicine induction videos free to the world! These are a great resource for doctors starting out in emergency medicine.
The dinner speech “Come Join The FOAM Party” at Bedside Critical Care 2012 is now a podcast on the Intensive Care Network. Probably goes down best with a few beers on board!
The competition at next years SMACC SimWsrs event is hotting up – check out these entries from RPA, Royal North Shore Hospital and the FFF posse.