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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Ear me out!

Ear trauma is a common presentation to the Emergency Department. Whilst generally simple to manage, the consequences of ear trauma have the potential to impact patients’ day-to-day lives significantly…

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A Pane-ful Injury

A 32-year-old decorator attends the Emergency Department having accidentally put his left hand through a pane of glass at work.…

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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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