Foot Injuries and Foot Pain – Part 1

Foot injuries and pain, both as a result of trauma and pain of non-traumatic origin, is common. Because it affects mobility, it can have significant effects on a patient’s life and so is importa…

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Chest VTE Guideline

This is the first in a series of monthly Guidelines podcasts. This month @AndyNeill joins @maxirebecca to discuss the recent Chest Guidelines on Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE disease…

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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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The Motorcyclist’s Thumb

A 45 year old man attends the ED 3 days after a motorbike accident. He reports losing control of the bike at 70mph and skidding along the ground while clinging to the handlebars with his right hand…

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The Knee Bone’s Connected to.

This man presented to his GP after an alleged assault. His knee was examined by the GP and he was sent for an X-Ray of his knee and a telemedicine link with the ED arranged. His X-Rays are shown…

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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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Triple Trouble

A 40 year old man is brought to the ED after being hit on his right hand side by a car travelling at approximately 20 mph…

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