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Category Orthopaedics
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Devil’s Horn Sign

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.
Clinical-Cases-Bone-and-Joint-Bamboozler 340 256

Stairs versus Wrist

A 50 year-old woman took a tumble down some steps and injured her left wrist. Can you correctly diagnose and manage her injury?
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Distraction

A 50 year-old man required intubation for seizure control after he presented in status epilepticus. Post-intubation chest radiograph is shown.
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Gordon Bennett!

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?
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Broken open

A women attends ER with an open fracture of her lower limb. How will you assess and manage her Open Ankle Fracture in emergency?
John Hinds Death is a Wanker

straightening the spiral…

the case. a 2 year old male is carried into your ED screaming. He is horribly distressed and trying to reach down to grab at his right thigh. His parents report that he was standing outside watching his older brother…

in or out ???

the case. A 34 year old insulin-dependent diabetic male presents to your ED following a “collapse” stating he thinks he has had a seizure. He has had hypoglycaemic seizures previously. He lost his glucometer 3 or 4 weeks ago and…

in with a chance…

the case. a 19 year old female arrives to your resuscitation bay following a high-speed rollover MVA where she was the restrained passenger. she has a clinically fractured mandible with some oropharyngeal bleeding, but a GCS of 15. she is…

slip and fall…

The Case. A young boy is bought to your ED with an obviously swollen painful left arm after a slip and fall… These are his xrays…               [DDET Describe this injury…] Type III Supracondylar…

a tonne of bricks…

… well it wasn’t really a tonne; more like a dozen or so individual bricks falling from a height of 3-4 metres that peppered and glanced a patient I saw 48 hours ago. Whilst he presented as a ‘trauma’ and…