Dive in Head First

Trauma Pre-alert for a 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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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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In too deep

Trauma Pre-alert for a 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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Playing with fire, Burns

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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Cervical Spine Injury

Cervical spine injuries are rare but potentially devastating. Immobilisation of the cervical spine on the slightest suspicion of injury is recommended by most resuscitation courses.…

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TERN Top Papers August 2021

The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. This month’s topic is diagnosti…

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Humpty Dumpty

A 70-year-old male is brought to the Emergency Department by ambulance complaining of dizziness and generalised weakness following a fall.…

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TERN Top papers July 2021

The aim of TERN Top Papers is to highlight the top emergency care related papers for emergency physicians, keeping them abreast of the latest practice-changing studies. This month’s Top Papers comes f…

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EMJ Podcast May 2021

Andrew and Graham discuss Projected paediatric cervical spine imaging rates with application of NEXUS, Canadian C-spine and PECARN clinical decision rules in a prospective Australian cohort…

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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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Air Head

An 18-year-old female presents after falling 8ft from a tree. She landed directly onto her head and lost consciousness for 30 seconds.…

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