What can Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine teach us about life? Natalie May reflects on lessons learned at Sydney HEMS – from the practical to the philosophical.
Charles Aston Key (1793 –1849) was an English surgeon. Eponym: Key-Hodgkin murmur (1827)
Being able to open any mobile phone camera enables triage of scene (mechanism of injury) and patient (physiology). This enables better resource allocation and can start treatment sooner.
Danis-Weber classification is a method of describing ankle fractures. It has three categories, based primarily upon the fracture of the fibula
PHEM is a male dominated speciality but why is that? Caroline Leech takes us through the reasons why this inequity exists and how we can breakdown barriers.
Maisonneuve fracture - Upper 1/3 fibula fracture; disruption of distal tibiofibular syndesmosis with medial malleolus fracture or deep deltoid ligament tear
Gary Berkowitz provides a brief outline of the capabilities of HARU and some key principles that make it successful. Could this be a model for other ambulance services to follow in the future?
Robert Danis (1880 – 1962) was a Belgian general surgeon affiliated with the Danis-Weber ankle fracture classification. Medical Eponym
Straight up (bilious babies) with Camille Wu. An overview of causes of surgical vomiting in the neonate. This includes malrotation-volvulus, intestinal atresias, necrotising enterocolitis.
Jacques Gilles Maisonneuve (1809-1897) was an eminent French Surgeon. Eponymously associated with the Maisonneuve fracture
Eponymythology of named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
A review of the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of appendicitis, with a particular focus on emergency department work-up and management