Chest Drain Insertion in Adult Trauma

This session provides training in chest drain insertion. It looks at the indications for carrying out this procedure, as well as how to prepare for it, and shows a chest drain being inserted. Post-pro…

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Chainsaw Injury of the Neck

A 21-year-old man presents with a chainsaw injury to his neck on the left side. At the scene, he had a GCS of 15 and was able to move all four limbs but complained of a tingling sensation in his left …

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EMJ Podcast Nov 2019

This month we have ‘Should we resusitate elderly patients with blunt traumatic cardiac arrest?’ & ‘The public perception to bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation’…

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In too deep

Trauma Pre-alert for 35-year-old gentleman who sustained injury to head and back after diving into the shallow end of a swimming pool.…

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Cranial Nerves One to Six

Cranial nerve injuries are important clinical signs, which alert the examiner to intracranial pathology. This session will look at the more common traumatic and medical causes of cranial nerve injury…

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May 2019 Podcast

This month we have a discussion on the Manchester Bombing | Scribes in the ED | TERN TIRED | PTX and haemothorax in the CT era | Horse Trauma | Roc Rocks – ED RSI with Rocuronium or Suxamethoniu…

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Trauma ibook – an introduction

This iBook is structured according to the ATLS 10th edition chapters. Why have we done this when ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) is often considered “archaic” and not to be recommended…

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Playing with fire

Before bedtime, 3 children were playing with matchsticks in their upstairs bedroom. They had made a tent earlier that evening using their bed linen and were inside, surrounded by their cuddly toys…

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Housewarming Flames

This SAQ explores major burns in a paediatric patient, recognising the signs of inhalation injury and interventions instigated during the primary survey…

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February 2019

TXA for haemoptysis, EMJ Podcast, Capacity, DFTB18 Domenic Cincotta, Premedication for ketamine sedation, C-spine in distracting injuries…

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Silver Trauma

Adult priority call, 3 minutes. You read the ambulance hand over, and tut to yourself. 90 year old lady, fallen down the stairs, normal observations…

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