Working out what your patient might have been vaccinated for can be tricky, and more so if they were raised outside of the UK. Luckily there are a couple of tools online you can use to make this easier.
Primary Eyecare Acute Referral Scheme
Dog, and other mammalian bites, are a common presentation with the ED.
They can be easy to treat, but need some particular attention if we are going to get them right.
Mallet Deformity is an inability to maintain extension of the distal phalanx of the finger at the distal intraphalangeal joint.
URM! anyone for Rock Paper Scissors OK (RPSOK)
Assessment of nerve function after upper limb injury in children has been shown to be poorly documented. The following assessment tool has been shown to improve.
A selection of patient, relative, and general resources designed to assist those presenting with self injury, and those who care for them.
Neck of fifth Metacarpal (Boxer’s) fractures are a common injury, and how we treat them locally is changing.
One of the most common shoulder injuries, acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocations account for around 9% of shoulder girdle injuries
A common sporting injury, especially in disciplines that require stop start sprints or rapid changes of direction
A Lisfranc injury describes an injury of the foot between the metatarsal and tarsal spaces. Around 20-40% of lisfranc injuries are initially missed, so a high degree of clinical suspicion is required.