Ortho – Induction

With the advent of urgent care centres, your exposure to orthopaedics won’t be what it used to be. However, if you follow some of the basic tips here, your orthopaedic surgeons and patients will…

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Fascia Iliaca Block

Understand the nerves blocked by the fascia iliaca block and its indications including pain relief for fractured neck of femur patients…

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The Motorcyclist’s Thumb

A 45-year-old man attends the ED 3 days after a motorbike accident. He reports losing control of the bike at 70mph and skidding along the ground while clinging to the handlebars with his right hand…

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A shoulder to cry on

A young lady presents with shoulder pain, for which there are multiple differential diagnoses. How do you differentiate between them in order to manage her effectively?…

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The Snuffbox

A minor injury with a major complication: applying clinically orientated anatomy in the Emergency Department.…

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