Soft Tissue and Bony Injuries in Children

Paediatric injuries can be very different from those sustained in adults in many respects. This session discusses why this is the case and outlines the general principles of treating paediatric injuri…

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Spinal Injuries in Children

The biggest cause of spinal injuries in children is road traffic collisions, particularly those with high speed, a rollover or an ejection from the vehicle, with second place going to falls in younger…

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Dog Eat Dogma

A young man presents with superficial wounds on his forearm from a dog bite. You know what you have to do. Clean the wound, give a tetanus shot and prescribe antibiotics…. Right?…

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Cervical Spine Injury

Cervical spine injuries are rare but potentially devastating. Immobilisation of the cervical spine on the slightest suspicion of injury is recommended by most resuscitation courses.…

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PHEM Trauma

Your receive a pre-alert call from the air ambulance team who are bringing a 32-year-old male who has sustained a single stab wound to the epigastrium whilst outside a pub…

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