Thoracolumbar injuries

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17579A 13 year old boy presents to ED after jumping out of a window trying to sneak out his bedroom at night time. He is complaining of pain in his lower back. How do we identify and treat a potential…

Thoracolumbar spine x-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar spine x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17581Read our step-by-step guide to interpreting thoracic and lumbar spine x-rays. Thoracolumbar spine x-ray involves two views – AP and lateral.   Check it’s an adequate view For a lumbar spine view you should be able to see L1-L5…

Thinking FAST, and slow

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Thinking FAST, and slow, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.1732410 year old Elliott is brought into you emergency department after falling off his bike. Whilst trying to escape from a gang of bullies he went off-road, left the ground and landed awkwardly. The front wheel twisted and…

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