15th July 2020
neck of femur fracture

Neck of Femur Fractures in Adults

Neck of femur fractures occur when the top part of the leg bone, just below the joint, is fractured. This is a common medical emergency among […]
30th June 2020
hip pain in children

Medico-Legal Guidance: Differential diagnosis of childhood hip pain

A common cause for hip pain in children is transient synovitis (irritable hip), a condition usually treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and rest. The main challenge […]
22nd June 2020
testicular torsion

Testicular Torsion: Risky assumptions vs established practice

When a patient presents to the Emergency Department with testicular pain, an accurate diagnosis may prove difficult as there could be any number of underlying causes. […]
18th June 2020
appendicitis guidelines

Differentiating Appendicitis in the Emergency Room

Abdominal pain in a common presentation to the Emergency Department. Differentiating benign causes for this symptom from more serious illness is one of the skills required […]
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