More good old fashioned medical trivia with Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 116
A Q&A overview of the assessment and management of a sometimes neglected area of major trauma: genitourinary injuries.
Rather than epithets and dogma, it is best to turn to empirical evidence to learn how to give an unforgettable talk. As Laurence Klotz demonstrates, G. S. Brindley’s 1983 lecture on erectile dysfunction is truly unforgettable.
A 6-year old boy presents to ED in agony after entrapping his penis in the zipper of his new jeans. He is very distressed, unable to lay still or co-operate, and every movement of his legs makes him scream in pain as the fabric tugs on his sequestered foreskin. Do you have the skills to set him free?
Feeble sunlight trickled through the dew-drenched windows. The patients were finishing their breakfasts. The medical student wiped the sleep from his eyes and followed the team into the next room. “Dr. Randall, Mr. Jackson hears better on his left side”, the house officer volunteered the hard-won knowledge to his consultant. “Or should that be: worse […]
What follows is the first report of penis captivus in the Philidelphia Medical News of December 13, 1884: