Check out all of our Surgery articles below
Alternatively, you can view specific surgery sub-topics using the drop-down menu above.
Check out all of our surgical articles below
Alternatively, you can view specific surgical sub-topics using the drop-down menu at the top of the page.
A comprehensive overview of extradural haematoma (EDH). This guide discusses the clinical features, investigations and management of extradural haematoma.
A guide to assessing a patient’s level of consciousness using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
An overview of the venous drainage of the brain, including the superficial veins of the cerebral cortex and the dural venous sinuses. The article also discusses cavernous sinus thrombosis and cerebral venous thrombosis.
A comprehensive overview of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The guide discusses clinical presentation of SAH, key investigations and management options.
An overview of common paediatric hip disorders, including transient synovitis of the hip, perthes disease, DDH and slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
An overview of the arterial blood supply to the brain, including the anterior and posterior cerebral circulation, in addition to the Circle of Willis.
A guide to taking vaginal swabs in an OSCE setting, with an included mark scheme and step-by-step images.
An overview of how to perform a hernia examination in an OSCE setting. It also includes a generic approach to assessing lumps and discusses how to differentiate between direct and indirect inguinal hernias.
This OSCE guide describes how to put on a sterile surgical gown in the operating theatre setting (also known as surgical gowning).
This OSCE guide describes how to put on sterile surgical gloves in the operating theatre setting (also known as surgical gloving technique).
This guide will take you through the important considerations when scrubbing for theatre, including scrubbing, gowning and gloving, with included step-by-step images and a video demonstration.
An overview of subdural haemorrhage, discussing clinical presentation (signs and symptoms), investigations and management.