Category: surgery

What’s the bleeding problem with trauma laparotomies?!

Mortality for hypotensive trauma patients undergoing emergency laparotomy have not changed in 20 years. This blog explores the literature and the future!

Foreskins: A PED primer. St.Emlyn’s

Following on from the first post in Paediatric Surgery 101 we come to the tricky topic of foreskins. Management of foreskins is best summed up by the phrase shouted by many a parent at their

JC: Does every appendicitis need admission? St.Emlyn’s

In recent years there have been great efforts amongst researchers in improving the diagnosis of appendicitis in the ED. A range of clinical risk scores, biomarkers and imaging techniques have been tested to improve our

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