Eye Don’t Believe It

You are on the ED observation unit morning ward round. Your next patient is a 25-year-old man, admitted during the night for “head injury observations” following an alleged assault.…

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In Your Face

A 30-year-old professional martial artist sustained a direct blow to the left side of his face during training.…

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Nobody Nose – Punched on Face

A 35-year-old male presents to the ED with a history of being punched on the face, with a nasal bone injury, bleeding and deformity. Discussion on evaluation, examination, imaging and specialist refer…

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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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Ouch my jaw

It’s a busy Friday night in the emergency department and another facial injury presents following an alleged assault to the left jaw.…

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Popping Out

It’s a busy Friday night in the emergency department and another facial injury presents following an alleged assault to the right eye.…

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Facing it again!

It’s a busy Saturday night in your emergency department and another patient with a facial injury presents following an alleged assault.…

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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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Eye infections

Most external eye infections pose little risk to life or vision. Orbital cellulitis is the exception…

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