Differential diagnosis of eye trauma. Trauma can result in a range of injuries, both blunt and penetrating.
When you’re out in the field, IV access is precious. So you do everything you can to prevent losing a good line. In concept, Ranger IVs are perfect. They are a ruggedized field IV system in which an IV is…
A 35 year-old martial artist presents with loss of vision in his right eye after being on the wrong end of a spinning back fist. Can you save his eyesight?
A 45 year-old is rushed into the emergency department by the triage nurse. He was working at a building site and got cement into his eyes. How will you assess and manage this case?
A man has an aching red eye and both direct and consensual photophobia. Is this anterior uveitis? What is a hypopyon?
What are the considerations in the emergency department diagnosis and management of penetrating eye trauma?
An elderly woman presents to the emergency department with a 3 to 4 day history of a painful rash on her face. zoster ophthalmicus
Trauma in the ER with no back-up: a knife in the back. To pull or not to pull.... What would you do? Or better yet, what would Weingart do?
Trauma in the ER with no back-up: To pull or not to pull.... We find out what Weingart would do, and the outcome of this sphincter-tightening trauma tribulation.
A 4 year-old boy is brought to the emergency department by his parents with a history of increasing numbers of red spots on his legs over the past 6 days.
A review on the emergency department assessment and management of high-pressure injection injuries.
Following on from Bone and Joint Bamboozler 006 we outline a simple method for trephination (drainage) of the subungual haematoma