Hi readers! If you’d ask me about my knowledge of brain injuries, I would have given you a gormless look much similar to Pinky’s one to Brain…. Then I went to a wonderful conference day this week organised by the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. It was on Brain Injuries (traumatic and medical) and had […]
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(Arrrghhhh!!! Soft Collars!!!) I thought this week I’d talk about a particular injury which can be catastrophic if it is missed. I’m sure you will agree that as Emergency Physicians we should be competent to interpret tests that we order on a daily or regular basis. These include things like blood tests, ECG’s, ABG’s and X-rays […]
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I appreciate there are many recent blogs on Brain Impact Apnoea and others on how to manage severe head injuries, but what about minor head injuries? I thought I’d write a short post on rugby players and head injury, as it’s been in the news recently. Last friday night, during the opening game of the 2015 rugby […]
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