Playing with fire, Burns

Before bedtime, 3 children were playing with matchsticks in their upstairs bedroom. They had made a tent earlier that evening using their bed linen and were inside, surrounded by their cuddly toys…

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Major trauma – Burns

Burns are a major public health problem globally. In addition to physical damage, they can leave a long lasting psychological and social impact.…

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Cash and Burn

A 30-year-old, 50kg, factory worker presents to your emergency department following a chemical burn injury. While operating a machine at the Royal Mint an accident sprayed chemical over his face, neck…

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Radiation Exposure

Radiation can be subdivided into two categories – ionizing and non-ionizing, both of which have an effect on human tissue…

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