Global surgery is an area of study, research, practice, and advocacy that seeks to improve health outcomes and achieve health equity for all people who require surgical care, with a special emphasis on under-served populations and populations in crisis. This article by Faith Robertson is a primer, telling you all you need to know to get started in this exciting new field!
This article by Dr. Panos Sgardelis (FY2 in neurosurgery at Addenbrooke's) takes you through how to interpret a CT scan in the context of intracranial bleeding. The basic principles can be used to interpet many other CT scans as well! This article is ideal for medical students and junior doctors.
This is the first in a series of articles written by Amy MacNeil, clinical nurse specialist in complex spine at The Royal London Hospital. This is aimed at nursing staff, medical students and allied healthcare professionals, from general practice through to accident and emergency, the wards and intensive care.
An illustrated introduction to brain aneurysms, by guest author Dr Ciléin Kearns (artibiotics), made possible by the support of Delta Surgical.