Clinically, the Van Beek classification system denominates 5 principal nail bed injuries, subclassified by location within the nailbed (involving either the sterile and/or germinal matrix,…Explore more Nail Bed Injuries : Van Beek Classification and Management
Dog bite wounds : Primary closure or Delayed closure?
A study of 50 dog bite wounds revealed that the commonest colonizing: Aerobic micro-organisms are: Pasteurella (50%), Streptococcus (46%), Staphylococcus (46%), Neisseria (32%), and Corynebacterium…Explore more Dog bite wounds : Primary closure or Delayed closure?
Post-snake bite compartment syndrome : Predictors
The indentification of snake species is often difficult at the time of presentation of snake bite and as the interaction between the victim and snake…Explore more Post-snake bite compartment syndrome : Predictors
Diabetes Made Easy : Epomedicine Series
Approach to Uncomplicated Diabetes Mellitus : Simplified Management of Diabetes – GLUCOSE BAD mnemonic DKA : Mnemonic Approach and Clinical Aspects GIK Regimen – Rule…Explore more Diabetes Made Easy : Epomedicine Series
Contains concise management of following conditions with flowcharts, tables and figures. This handbook can be helpful for medical students posted in Emergency room or Internal…Explore more Respiratory Emergencies
Pulled elbow reduction
Synonyms: Nursemaid’s elbow, Radial head subuluxation, Elbow subluxation Age: Commonly 1-4 years After 5 years of age, the attachment of the annular ligament to the…Explore more Pulled elbow reduction
Kaplan’s Lesion : Complex Dorsal MCP joint dislocation
What is Kaplan’s lesion? Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint dislocation: Complex (Irreducible) Dorsal Mechanism of injury: Hyperextension injury Involvement: Usually occurs on border digits (Index > Little…Explore more Kaplan’s Lesion : Complex Dorsal MCP joint dislocation
FARES method of Shoulder Reduction
Indication: Anterior shoulder dislocation Position of patient: Supine Position of physician: Standing on the side of the dislocated shoulder Steps: Physician holds the wrist of…Explore more FARES method of Shoulder Reduction