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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Major trauma – Burns

Burns are a major public health problem globally. In addition to physical damage, they can leave a long lasting psychological and social impact.…

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Lightning Learning

During Summer storms, lightning strikes can cause fatalities …but what happens to the survivors?…

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Cash and Burn

A 30-year-old, 50kg, factory worker presents to your emergency department following a chemical burn injury. While operating a machine at the Royal Mint an accident sprayed chemical over his face, neck…

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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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