Dr Peter Snelling – Paediatric Emergency Registrar Assessment of low vs high velocity injury Investigation of penetrating chest trauma The Role of the Emergency Department Thoracotomy Low Velocity Generally a sharp object causes injury along its entry track and may … Continue reading
Dr Alistair Hamilton – Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee Section 1 – ICC Insertions Complications of ICC’s are wide ranging, and potentially catastrophic Malposition is the most common Includes diaphragm perforation, abdominal tube, intraparenchymal tube, and tube outside the pleural space Tube … Continue reading
Dr Titiosi Adegbija – Emergency Medicine Registrar Blunt Aortic Injury is the 2nd commonest cause of death in BCT patients – 80% on scene The mechanisms involved in BAI include 1) Osseous pinch 2) Water-hammer effect 3) Stretching/ shearing and 4) Torsion … Continue reading
Dr Anna Singleton, Emergency Medicine Advanced Trainee WHO defines burnout as a ‘state of vital exhaustion’ Burnout amongst doctors is as high as 50% Associated with negative outcomes for patients, institutions and the physician In some studies, >50% physicians reported … Continue reading
EATING DISORDERS As summer approaches, we all want to have a great beach body, but for some, it can be a life-threatening obsession. Today’s TED explored Eating Disorders and we were lucky enough to have Dr Warren Ward, Director of … Continue reading
EATING DISORDERS – What to know and expert update. features on DEMTEd.