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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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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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Knee-ding Assistance

A patient was pulled over from standing. He now has a painful swollen knee and is unable to weight-bear what have they done and how can we help?…

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EMTA 2018 prize winners

Research in Emergency Medicine ranges in scale and complexity and covers a wide spectrum of subjects, all of which contribute to our overall knowledge base…

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Local Anaesthetics

Local anaesthetics are amongst the most widely used drugs in any emergency department. It is, therefore, essential that doctors from emergency medicine are able to use these drugs safely and effective…

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Induction Book 2 – Ortho

With the advent of urgent care centres, your exposure to orthopaedics wont be what it used to be. However, if you follow some of the basic tips here, your orthopaedic surgeons and patients will be hap…

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Fractured Neck of Femur

Fracture of the neck of the femur is a common injury and the incidence is increasing although it is not always easy to diagnose. The majority of fractures are caused by falls in the elderly and the fr…

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Shoulder and Brachial Plexus

This session covers the anatomy, common pathology and the clinical and radiological assessment of the shoulder and brachial plexus. This should lead to the formulation of appropriate management plans…

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Foot Pain

Foot and ankle problems commonly present in primary care and may also present to orthopaedic surgeons, podiatrists, rheumatologists and sports medicine clinics.…

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Foot Injuries

Foot injuries are common and because they affect mobility, they can have significant effects on a patient’s life and so are important.…

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Foot Injuries and Foot Pain – Part 1

Foot injuries and pain, both as a result of trauma and pain of non-traumatic origin, is common. Because it affects mobility, it can have significant effects on a patient’s life and so is importa…

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