Based at the University Hospitals of Leicester, we serve the educational needs of healthcare practitioners in Acute & Emergency Medicine across the East Midlands, UK
The trainee will be able to evaluate the patient who presents with a traumatic limb or joint injury produce a valid differential diagnosis, appropriate investigation and implement a management.
Multi-vehicle road traffic accident with side on collision. 8-year-old in rear passenger seat. C-spine immobilised, pain identified in left chest, left lower abdomen and left hip.
Can you match the Presentation to the Examination Findings, Diagnosis, X-ray and Management Plan? Any resemblance to an existing game is purely coincidental!
Hip or neck of femur fractures often result from a fall onto the hip and are mostly frailty-related.
Buckle or Torus fractures are a common type of forearm fracture seen in children between the ages of five and ten.
The clavicle is commonly fractured following a fall onto the shoulder, though occasionally resulting from a fall onto an outstretched hand.
The Ottawa Knee Rules are a set of criteria, which guide a clinician as to when an x-ray of the knee is required.
Does your patient really need that ankle x-ray? Luckily there is a handy ruleset that can help you decide!
35-year-old patient with a fracture dislocation of the ankle, with no pedal pulse.
A 35-year-old male pedestrian is hit by a car whilst crossing the road. He is tender in his left thigh. How familiar are you with the kit you will need?
Day 3 of our PEST Day #Simblogs: Know Your Final Destination
TIAs are like angina of the brain: they can and will progress to a full stroke…
Quick learning bites on EM topics.
An in-situ sim with a seasonal twist...
14-year-old pedestrian hit by a van in hit & run incident at at least 40mph. Loss of consciousness at scene. Scooped & ran as felt too unstable for transfer to Major Trauma Centre (MTC).
We are always looking to expand the number of resources that link to the RCEM curriculum. If you would like to contribute relevant links to be included, simply fill out the form below. We endeavour to peer review all links sent to us to ensure they are of the highest educational quality.