Trauma: Surviving ATLS

Charlotte Davies and Nina Whittle Surviving New ATLS – the Instructor’s view Teaching “old” ATLS was a bit of a doddle. You prepared a lecture (using their slides), delivered i…

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Trauma ibook – an introduction

This iBook is structured according to the ATLS 10th edition chapters. Why have we done this when ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) is often considered “archaic” and not to be recommended…

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Off yer bike!

A 55 year old woman, who is usually fit and well, is brought in on a spinal board having fallen off her bicycle whilst going downhill at high speed…

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Playing with fire

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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February 2019

TXA for haemoptysis, EMJ Podcast, Capacity, DFTB18 Domenic Cincotta, Premedication for ketamine sedation, C-spine in distracting injuries…

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Silver Trauma

Adult priority call, 3 minutes. You read the ambulance hand over, and tut to yourself. 90 year old lady, fallen down the stairs, normal observations…

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RCEM Blogs Book 1

Managing Parkinsons in the ED, Flaoting in the Face of Danger, MaxFax injuries in the E, and Paediatric Heart Murmurs & what to do with them…

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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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