This edition of web wisdom brings us trauma, ultrasound and radiology pearls as well as reminding us of our dark sides in medical over treatment. All credit to the original content creators.
The last review is a must read if you work in an ED or even in an outpatient setting. It demonstrates the gross negligence we have been all guilty of.
In essence - stop over-treating asymptomatic patients - be they elderly or catheterised or even pregnant.
It is a clinical diagnosis most of the time.
When treating with antibx, keep it short and choose the safest drug.