Subungual haeamtomas are common presentations to minor injury units, the following covers how to diagnose, assess and manage them is covered.
A young man injures his hand and realises something isn't right when he performs the 'Devil's Horn' sign while listening to Heavy Metal.
A 50 year-old woman took a tumble down some steps and injured her left wrist. Can you correctly diagnose and manage her injury?
A 50 year-old man required intubation for seizure control after he presented in status epilepticus. Post-intubation chest radiograph is shown.
A 27 year-old amateur martial artist needs your help after smashing his fist through a plank of wood. Can you diagnose and manage his injury?
A 27 year-old man sustained an undisplaced midshaft fracture of his tibia, he was put in a long leg cast and sent home...what happened next?
A women attends ER with an open fracture of her lower limb. How will you assess and manage her Open Ankle Fracture in emergency?
An 18 month old girl is brought to ED after developing a very red rash over the last 2 days. She is now lethargic and refusing food and fluid
A 7-month-old infant is brought into the ED. The infant was well until 1 hour ago when she became pale, floppy and developed profuse non-bilious vomiting...
As revenge for an incident best left unmentioned, Chris Nickson of litfl.com handed me the poisoned chalice of speaking on tPA for stroke at SMACC 2013. This is the result. (Un)fortunately there is no actual video footage as I wasn’t…
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?