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Ubuntu #5: Muthi Mayhem

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The case: A 27 year old male is brought to the Ubuntu Hospital ED by EMS with a history of feeling unwell for two days. It is difficult to get…

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Trauma in Pregnancy Part 3: Fear of radiation can lead to harm

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Fear of radiation can lead to harm: A rational approach to diagnostic imaging following trauma in pregnancy Imagine this patient presents to your emergency department: A 25 year old female…

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Trauma in Pregnancy Part 2: Pregnancy related complications

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Pregnancy related complications: Pearls and pitfalls Part 1 of this 3 part series, (found here) dealt with the principles of resuscitation of the critically injured pregnant trauma patient. This next…

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Trauma in Pregnancy Part 1: Resuscitating the pregnant trauma patient

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Trauma in Pregnancy: Is it double the trouble? Managing the injured pregnant trauma patient can be anxiety inducing, as one needs to manage two patients at once amidst the altered…

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Ubuntu #2: Divination and a Diagnostic Dilemma

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Ubuntu #2: Divination and a Diagnostic Dilemma Author¬†Victoria Stephen Edited by Kirsten Kingma   You are on duty at uBuntu Hospital Emergency Department on a Tuesday evening when a 37…

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