Boxing, and Facial Injuries

Last April saw the England Boxing National Amateur Championships held in Nottingham. As a member of the England Boxing Medical Committee I was invited to sit ringside for the tournament as the Ringsid…

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A Parrot Byte

A 10-year-old male, fit and healthy child was brought in to A&E by a parent after sustaining a parrot bite injury to left index finger…

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Fishing for a diagnosis

A keen fisherman attends following a flu-like illness. He has a small head wound and is now jaundiced. One sign brings it all together, can you spot it?…

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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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Local Anaesthetics

Local anaesthetics are amongst the most widely used drugs in any emergency department. It is, therefore, essential that doctors from emergency medicine are able to use these drugs safely and effective…

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Soft tissue infection

Soft tissue infections are bread and butter cases for the EM clinician. Adrian Boyle gives an overview of the main take home points from his talk on just this topic at the #RCEMBelfast Conference…

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