Quick, dial 999!

Spotted anything unusual about today yet? Take a look at your calendar and you will see that today’s date is 9/9/9 – the ninth day of the ninth month of the ninth year!

And, so what is our 999th published article in Cases Journal? It was published in August:  Basal cell carcinoma treated successfully with combined CO2 laser and photodynamic therapy in a renal transplant patient: a case report

English ambulance

English ambulance

In the UK, 999 is also the  telephone number for our emergency services, so let’s remind ourselves of some great emergency medicine case reports we have published recently:

Life-threatening hyponatremia due to intravenous n-acetylcysteine treatment in an infant: a case report

Trans-arterial and trans-venous interventional radiology for an elderly patient with life-threatening pelvic injury after accidental falling due to life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia: a case report

Low pressure hyperbaric oxygen therapy and SPECT brain imaging in the treatment of blast-induced chronic traumatic brain injury (post-concussion syndrome) and post traumatic stress disorder: a case report

An unusual presentation of non pathological delayed splenic rupture: a case report

Marathon related death due to brainstem herniation in rehydration-related hyponatraemia: a case report

Neck emergency due to parathyroid adenoma bleeding: a case report

The first case report of dental floss pick-related injury presenting with massive hemoptysis: A case report

Successful resuscitation of an elderly man with deep accidental hypothermia using portable extracorporeal circulation in the emergency department: a case report


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