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…

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. ….

Proximal Tibial Fractures

Proximal Tibial Fractures

Fracture Fridays. What do you know about Tibial fractures? Specifically proximal tibial fractures? A gerat post about Tibial fractures and also some points about the non fractures. An important topic for several reasons.https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/proximal-tibial-fractures/dontforgetthebubbles.com·233 People Reached·Boost Post Proximal Tibial FracturesNow for another from our minor (and not so minor) injury series ….

Supracondylar Fractures

Supracondylar Fractures

Fracture Friday. Time a for a review of our old friend the supra condylar. Yes it’s all monkey buisiness. This is a DFTB review of the condition and important features. What I look most out of this was the position for gartland 2 being 30-40 degrees. These are all transported to hospital from our clinic. Perhaps we should review our transport cast positioning?

Sticky eyes

Sticky eyes

Sticky eyes eh! There is not a week that goes by that i don’t see a sticky eye. The team at DFTB have had a look at the problem and have come up with some key information for you. So watch this space.

Do you learn by a song. Heres a

Do you learn by a song.

Do you learn by a song. Heres a song about the serious causes of headache. This is one of those situations where it is good to have a song stuck in your head. Remember if the history or exam suggests serious or if the treatment is ineffective may need CT/LP/Labs!