Research and Reviews in the Fastlane 052


Welcome to the 52nd edition of Research and Reviews in the Fastlane. R&R in the Fastlane is a free resource that harnesses the power of social media to allow some of the best and brightest emergency medicine and critical care clinicians from all over the world tell us what they think is worth reading from […]

What motivates us?


Are you curious about what motivates us? Money? Think again. Watch this YouTube video by RSAnimate and Dan Pink on Motivation, and you might be surprised..

TechTool Thursday 020


Pocket Eye exam is an app for testing eyes and for learning about the common eye assessments designed by Biomedical Engineers and Neurologists.

Anterior Eye Disease

Anterior Eye Disease

It is sometimes with trepidation that I tear away the anonymous brown cover concealing a furtive tome sent for review…however, having read this awesome text (twice), I attest that in this case…my fears were unjust.

Lid cracked open

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A 3 year-old boy is brought to the emergency department by his father after coming second best in a head versus chair collision. Can you manage his injury?

Clinical Quiz 022


A 25 year old man presents with a four day history of increasing left eye pain, photophobia and decreased vision.

Bashed, Blind and Bulging

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A 35 year-old martial artist presents with loss of vision in his right eye after being on the wrong end of a spinning back fist. Can you save his eyesight?

Blunt Trauma to the Eye


Your Emergency Department Director decided that a team-building exercise at the local boxing gym would be a good idea. You are left to hold the fort at work. An hour later the Director is en route to the ED