The Erector Spinae Plane Block (ESPB) is a technically simple and safe form of regional anaesthesia that can provide effective analgesia for 12 hours in patients with acute posterior rib fractures
The SAPB is a technically simple and safe form of regional anaesthesia that provides effective analgesia in patients with acute anterolateral rib fractures
Marie Colinet von Hilden (c1560 - c1640) was a Swiss midwife and surgeon. First recorded ophthalmic extraction of metal from a patients eye with a magnet (1624)
A 22 year old man is brought in by ambulance after a rugby injury - he was sandwiched between two players. He is complaining of left lower anterolateral chest pain worse with inspiration.
A 58 year old lycra clad cyclist presents after a fall from his bicycle. He describes localised pain in his left midaxillary line which is worse with movement and inspiration. Is there a rib fracture?