Scaphoid Fractures

Scaphoid Fractures

Are kids with suspected scaphoid fractures different to adults with suspected scaphoid fractures?YesNoScaphoid fractures are less common in the under 16 yr olds and exceptionally rare under 12 yrs of age.I have seen scaphoid fractures in 12 year olds.My approach is with a normal xray to splnt…Moredontforgetthebubbles.com Scaphoid FracturesNow, in our series on minor injuries….…

Summer is approaching fast, I think. With this

Summer is approaching fast, I think.

Summer is approaching fast, I think. With this comes swimmers ear. In extreme cases you may want to place a wick. This is not to be confused with ear candling, it is not that kind of wick. We have exactly the same wicks presented here at our clinic. I have not actually used one for…

Cardiology quiz

Welcome to your Cardiology quiz Email Name 22-year-old female presents to the Urgent Care Clinic with a “fast heart rate” and palpitations. She has experienced this before, but she came today because the current episode is lasting longer than usual. She is slightly dizzy but otherwise asymptomatic. She is in no apparent distress, is breathing…

Pelvic avulsion injuries

Pelvic avulsion injuries

Boost this post for MYR84 to reach up to 5,800 people. Pelvic avulsion injuriesSudden onset groin sprain after sprinting? Could it be an avulsion fracture? Another post in our minor injuries series, this time from Owen Keane. ….