Fridericia Formula for calculating the QT interval on an (ECG) according to heart rate, described in 1920. Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947)
Bennett fracture: Intra-articular fracture of the base of first metacarpal with carpometacarpal joint involvement. Edward Hallaran Bennett (1837-1907)
Rolando fracture (1910) Comminuted T/Y-shaped intra-articular three-part fracture base of first metacarpal. Silvio Rolando (1873-1949)
Description Murphy’s sign is elicited in patients with acute cholecystitis by asking the patient to take in and hold a deep breath while palpating the right subcostal area. If pain occurs when the inflamed gallbladder comes into contact with the examiner’s hand, Murphy’s sign is positive. Clinical Validation The presence of Murphy’s sign has been […]
Wellens syndrome – learn how to recognise this sign of critical LAD occlusion, with some great ECG examples from the LITFL ECG library.
Myocardial infarction diagnosis in the presence of left bundle branch block (LBBB) or ventricular paced rhythm. Sgarbossa Criteria
Midfacial facial injeuct classification. Maxilla separated from the skull base along planes of injury. Described by René Le Fort (1869- 1951) in 1901
Bell’s palsy: Acute idiopathic unilateral paralysis of the facial nerve. Named after Sir Charles Bell and his description in 1827