Alfred Emergency Education Blog

Neck radiographs: the stridulous child

Neck radiographs: the stridulous child

So, behold the soft tissue x-rays. This is a historical Part 2 Exam favourite cropping up every few years in some form or another. Just to signpost, for what conditions might soft tissue neck x-rays be used with regards to acute diagnoses in the Emergency Department?

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A Pain in the Neck

A Pain in the Neck

The red-back spider is an Australian Icon. Many young Aussies grew up checking under their toilet seats religiously for red-backs, thanks to the Aussie song hit “There’s a red-back on the toilet seat” (or was that just me?). It’s probably worth the look because red-back

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Retrograde Urethrogram

Retrograde Urethrogram

Pelvic fractures are pretty common, particularly if you work in a trauma centre. From a trauma resuscitation perspective, we’re usually most concerned with whether a pelvic injury is unstable with disruption of the pelvic ring, and if there is active arterial

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Redback Spider Bites

Redback Spider Bites

The red-back spider is an Australian Icon. Many young Aussies grew up checking under their toilet seats religiously for red-backs, thanks to the Aussie song hit “There’s a red-back on the toilet seat” (or was that just me?). It’s probably worth the look because red-back

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Taking the Clamp off Eclampsia

Taking the Clamp off Eclampsia

I wanted to speak on some of the more quizzical parts of the syndrome. Things I would sit there pondering for hours on end in a fellowship study session, fully knowing everyone else is thinking the same thing but

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