Isolated Avulsion Fracture Lesser Tuberosity of the Humerus, a Rare Presentation Post Seizure
Jaya TS, Hadizie D and TMS Muzaffar
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 18, 2019
Isolated humeral lesser tuberosity fracture is rare and is usually associated with fractures of the proximal humerus. Trauma precedes most reported cases. We report a isolated fractured lesser tuberosity occurring in a gentleman post seizure. Open reduction and internal fixation was performed. Functional outcome was successful, and the patient regained his normal pain-free shoulder function 3 months surgery. Avulsion Fracture Lesser Tuberosity of The Humerus is a rare injury that usually occurs...
Successful Non-Operative Management of Multi-Trauma Patient Suffering from Multiple Intra-Abdominal Injuries - A Case Report
Georgios Theodoros Liagkos, MD, Christos Chouliaras, MD, Aris Papadopoulos, MD and Constantine Vagianos, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 14, 2019
Trauma represents the main cause of death among people under the age of 35 worldwide. Until the 90s, the operative management (OM) was the golden standard of treatment for trauma patients with abdominal bleeding. Over the last few decades, though, a shift has been made from operative to non-operative management (NOM) in haemodynamically stable trauma patients with findings of recent intra-abdominal bleeding and no signs of peritonitis. However, NOM may be particularly challenging in patients wit...
Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in Mental Health Professionals Who Help Refugees in the Middle East
Walid Khalid Abdul-Hamid, MBChB, MRCPsych, PhD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 22, 2019
The impact of working with people and helping them with difficult or traumatic experienced has long been recognized. The problems that affect helping professionals have been termed Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, Burnout, Vicarious Traumatization. Since the Iraq War and the Arab Spring, the Middle East has been in constant turmoil that results in traumatisation for the local population and to those trying to help them from local and international mental health care organisations....