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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Falls

Falls can be significantly debilitating and distressing events for patients. The elderly form an increasing proportion of the general population, meaning falls are a common presentation to the emergen…

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The Snuffbox

A minor injury with a major complication: applying clinically orientated anatomy in the Emergency Department.…

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Another faller!

Another faller presents to your emergency department. Confused and smelling of alcohol. What will you do? How can you avoid missing the common pitfalls?…

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Why the fall?

A 72-year-old lady presented to a Minor Injuries Unit following head injury. On examination, evidence of suspected skull base fracture was found and she was therefore referred to the Emergency Departm…

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Falls

Falls can be significantly debilitating and distressing events for patients. The elderly form an increasing proportion of the general population, meaning falls are a common presentation to the emergen…

Read More