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.
A review on the emergency department assessment and management of high-pressure injection injuries.
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…
One of the patients seriously injured in a multi-vehicle pile up is pregnant. What are the implications for radiological imaging and decision-making in trauma management?
One of the patients seriously injured in a multi-vehicle pile up is pregnant. What are the implications for trauma management?
Burns were sustained by a 35 year-old man from a house fire. They are extensive and severe, affecting his trunk and upper limbs. He undergoes escharatomy.
A 21 year old female presents with acute onset of unrelenting abdominal pain and vomiting four years after a major motor vehicle accident. A chest X-ray is performed:
A 27 year-old male was involved in head on collision at high speed. He was GCS 8 at the scene.
A 27 year old male with head and extensive facial trauma is admitted to the intensive care unit after a neurosurgical intervention for an acute subdural haemorrhage. There has been difficulty with oxygenation in the operating theatre.
18 year old man day 7 in ICU after jumping from a building. Tracheostomy performed the day before. Acute respiratory distress with inability to pass a suction catheter through the tracheostomy tube.
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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