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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 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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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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The Knee Bone’s Connected to.

This man presented to his GP after an alleged assault. His knee was examined by the GP and he was sent for an X-Ray of his knee and a telemedicine link with the ED arranged. His X-Rays are shown…

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Rugby Trouble

A 15 year old boy presents to the emergency department complaining of pain over the right sternoclavicular joint and reduced movement due to pain in the right arm. He has been sent for an x-ray from t…

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Triple Trouble

A 40 year old man is brought to the ED after being hit on his right hand side by a car travelling at approximately 20 mph…

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