Tag Trauma Tribulation
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Microwave Meltdown

An ambulance crew have radioed through to the emergency department. They are en route with a patient who has sustained a 'microwave injury'…
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Hot lips

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.
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A Motorcyclist’s Irreparable Injury

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…

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Trauma and Pregnancy Redux

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?
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Trauma and Pregnancy

One of the patients seriously injured in a multi-vehicle pile up is pregnant. What are the implications for trauma management?
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Roman Breastplate

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.
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A Fiendish Finding

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:
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A bashed head

A 27 year-old male was involved in head on collision at high speed. He was GCS 8 at the scene.
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Another complication of facial trauma

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.
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It’s not a bird or a plane…

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.
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Weingart on Pelvic Trauma

LITFL asks Scott Weingart for his take on the approach to the hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture. The end result: a high yield mini-podcast. Enjoy!