An overview of burns, including assessment and management.
An overview of necrotising fasciitis, including symptoms, signs, investigations and management.
Abdominal X-rays (AXRs) are a commonly performed radiological investigation that you’ll be expected to be capable of interpreting . Therefore before hitting the wards as doctors it is essential that you develop the ability to interpret abdominal x-rays.
A succinct explanation of hernias, including anatomy of the inguinal canal, causes and management. We also discuss ways to clinically differentiate direct and indirect inguinal hernias.
An in-depth guide to the cobweb of nightmares that is the brachial plexus, complete with a handy summary diagram and plenty of real-life images and videos!
An in-depth guide to the nerve supply to the upper limb, including tips on identifying peripheral nerve injuries in OSCEs, videos and a handy summary table!
A step by step OSCE guide demonstrating how to examine a patient’s stoma.
Confused about stomas? Can’t tell an ileostomy from a colostomy? This guide provides a succinct overview of the different types of stomas, including how to differentiate them clinically.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are one of the few truly preventable medical emergencies. This article discusses AAA’s covering symptoms, signs, investigation & management.
An introduction to plastic surgery, discussing the reconstructive ladder, various types of tissue flaps and basic management of burns.
Expert tips on how to survive, and possibly even enjoy, a day in the operating theatre – everything you always wanted to know but were too scared to ask!
When a junior surgical trainee is asked, “Which suture would you like for skin?”, a common...