Dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) is an extremely rare injury, particularly when it occurs without associated fractures of the distal radius and ulna.
Compartment Syndrome (CS) CS is a limb threatening condition caused by raised pressure within a facial compartment. This causes compression of vessels, muscles and nerves within the compartment. Presentation: Symptoms:• Pain out of proportion Signs:• Pain with passive stretch• Paraesthesia and hypopthesia• Tense compartment (woody hardness)• Congestion of digits• Paralysis late signs• Absent pulses Common […]
Jersey Finger. Avulsion of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendon from the base of the distal phalanx.
Rupture / avulsion of the distal extensor mechanism of the finger, resulting in an inability to extend the distal phalanx at the DIP joint.
Own the wound is a collection of videos on wound care created by Michelle Lin the guru behind Academic Life in Emergency Medicine.
Tintinalli Prehospital multiple choice questions MCQs for ACEM Fellowship
Practical guide: How to apply the backslab in adults and paediatrics. POP, plaster of paris, physical plaster cast back-slab technique
Fracture immbolization and complication. Review of the potential complications following application of a forearm plaster cast