The Limping Child

We’ve all seen limping children. Maybe some of us have even had limping children. Some departments have excellent management strategies and pathways. Some don’t. Here’s some of our t…

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Fascia Iliaca Block

Understand the nerves blocked by the fascia iliaca block and its indications including pain relief for fractured neck of femur patients…

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Minor Injuries

It’s safe to say you will likely see a few of these, as minor injuries are a very common occurrence in childhood with around 20-30% of all paediatric attendances to the Emergency Department invo…

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Rugby Trouble

A 15 year old boy presents to the emergency department complaining of pain over the right sternoclavicular joint and reduced movement due to pain in the right arm. He has been sent for an x-ray from t…

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Pull the Other One

A 3-year-old girl fell from a table she was sitting on. Mum tried to catch her hand to stop her falling. She is now holding her arm by her side and refusing to use it…

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