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Clinical Case 124: Sand, Surf and Shattered Shin

Today’s case is maybe not unique to Broome.  Representative of every Aussie town where teenagers, cars and boredom seem to intermingle to create crazy injuries… and sadly; occasionally tragic deaths. Our 24 yo lad [almost always a male] presents to the ED with a bunch of his mates in the back of a ute [never a […]

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Clinical Case 123: How we do SVT Better

This case is inspired by a recent Twitter chat involving Seth Trueger, Chris Hicks, myself and the eternal opposition -Dr le Cong. There were others involved – thanks for joining the conversation to prove Minh wrong 🙂 So here is the case: Barry is a 27 yo bloke who has never had a sick day […]

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Clinical Cases 122: Feast, Fast or Flood Fluid Freesome

This is a “what would Weingart do?” trio of cases.  If you haven’t been keeping up with ‘the Man’s podcast then you would have missed the last few episodes where he has re-explored the modern paradigm of fluid resuscitation in Critical Care.  We have seen a whole tsunami of potential answers, techniques and a few […]

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Clinical Case 121: Supracondylar Sono Subtlety

Another quick case from the Paeds files… Simple story – 5 year old boy playing with his 6 year old sister on bunk beds.  Mum heard a thud then a scream and found him on the floor – he has fallen about 1 metre onto his outstretched arm.  No other injury seen. On arrival to […]

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Clinical Case 120: Vomiting VBG

Gday – I am off on leave this month – so here is a quick case from the files. It’s an unusual VBG.  I will tell you a few features on the history and you need to work out the diagnosis and tell me how you are going to manage this! The patient is a […]