Browsing: Trauma

Subcutaneous emphysema can be disguised as angioedema - as happened in this case that presented following a traumatic rib injury.
Hemoperitoneum during pregnancy is an emergent condition that places the mother and fetus at risk.
Epistaxis is a complaint that is frequently seen in the emergency department. As a physician, we took an oath to do no harm, but what if we end up doing more harm than good when managing epistaxis?
The ED diagnosis of blunt cardiac injury is difficult, as trauma patients often have various concomitant injuries that may serve as distractors.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a terrifying, relatively frequent cause of intracranial bleeding. It has a significant degree of morbidity and mortality - and therefore is a can't-miss diagnosis.
Protests have become a more common occurrence in 2020, and emergency physicians are seeing an increase in riot-related injuries in their hospitals. Become familiar with the weapons in the tactical and
Management of a pregnant trauma patient can be challenging, you must be aware of the anatomical and physiological changes of pregnancy in addition to the clinical implications these changes have in a
Although high-pressure injection injuries may only leave small superficial wounds, they can create widespread multilayer soft tissue injuries, deep-space infections, and lead to compartment syndrome.
Investigate the pressure of this tangled case of a patient with a limb-threatening injury at first discharged home in the absence of a fracture.
A targeted look at the effects of radiation sickness and what measures to take for decontamination and initial treatment.