Items tagged “emergency medicine”

153 results found
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Talar fracture

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 24 Apr 2014
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X-ray CT
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Chest stabbing

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 04 May 2014
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CT X-ray
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Traumatic hepatic laceration

  Diagnosis certain
Dayu Gai
Published 28 Oct 2014
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CT
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Rib fractures

Rib fractures are a common consequence of trauma and can cause life-threatening complications. Epidemiology Associations Rib fractures are often associated with other injuries and the greater the number of rib fractures the more likely are associated injuries 1,3: brachial plexus or subclavi...
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Right heart strain

Right heart strain (or more precisely right ventricular strain) is a term given to denote the presence of right ventricular dysfunction usually in the absence of an underlying cardiomyopathy. It can manifest as an acute right heart syndrome. Pathology Right heart strain can often occur as a re...
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Priapism

Priapism (rarely penile priapism, to differentiate from the very rare clitoral priapism) is a prolonged erection that persists beyond or is not related to sexual stimulation. Imaging, particularly Doppler ultrasound, can help distinguish between ischemic (low-flow) priapism, which is a urologic ...
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Ischemic (low flow) priapism

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Dec 2014
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Ultrasound
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Osteomyelitis - first digit proximal phalanx

  Diagnosis almost certain
Derek Smith
Published 28 Dec 2014
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X-ray
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Multiorgan trauma with CT features of hypotension

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 17 Jan 2015
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CT
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Lunate dislocation

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
95% complete
CT X-ray
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Bennett fracture

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 19 Jan 2015
91% complete
X-ray
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Ovarian torsion

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 26 Jan 2015
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Cerebral contusions

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 16 Feb 2015
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CT Annotated image
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Frostbite

Frostbite is a focal tissue injury from exposure to extremely low temperatures, and most commonly involves the fingers and toes. It is most commonly encountered in radiology in a differential for acro-osteolysis. Clinical presentation Most common on exposed areas: hands, feet, face and ears. T...
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Chronic subdural hemorrhage

  Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 03 Feb 2015
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CT
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Testicular torsion

  Diagnosis certain
Abdalla Al-Khashmani
Published 11 Feb 2015
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Ultrasound
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Ottawa knee rules

The Ottawa knee rules are a clinical decision-making strategy for determining which patients require radiographic imaging for knee pain following trauma. A patient with knee pain qualifies for knee radiographs if any of the following apply: 55 years or older point tenderness at the fibular he...
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Pittsburgh knee rules

The Pittsburgh knee rules are a clinical decision-making strategy for determining which patients require radiographic imaging for knee pain. A patient with knee pain qualifies for a radiograph if: fall or blunt trauma <12 years old or >50 years old inability to take four steps, regardless of...
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Intratesticular hematoma

Intratesticular hematomas are hematomas within the testis and typically result from testicular trauma. Radiographic features Ultrasound isoechoic/hyperechoic region in the traumatised testis, becoming more hypoechoic as it resolves lack of color Doppler flow Differential diagnosis segmenta...
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Gunshot wound and shock bowel

  Diagnosis certain
Jan Frank Gerstenmaier
Published 14 Mar 2015
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CT