Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 023 – Shoulder: Dislocations

This is a fun one. We all love a good dislocation.

I cannot recommend enough. Spend some time there, get a room, enjoy the view. There’s some great stuff on there.

If you’re into papers then this one from Neil Cunningham from a few years ago has some great stuff in it.

Here’s a video of the technique in action

Image credits: Shoulder dislocation with fracture greater tuberosity Rupture long head biceps.

PS apologies for audio on this one. Levels were set wrong.

Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 020: shoulder – the rotator cuff

OK we’re back with another podcast. Sorry it’s been so long.

We’ll be on the shoulder for the next 3 or 4 videos so hope you enjoy it. Here’s the rotator cuff.

FOAMed Resources:


and here are some of the videos.

Of note BJSM has a whole channel of ortho related examinations

LITFL also have a section on clinical exam that has some nice links.



Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 015: SMA Syndrome

Nothing to do with milk formula.

This is yet another Zebra diagnosis but it’s a great one for illustrating some of the relevant anatomy. Let me know what you think.

Here’s the link to the article mentioned.

Rudinsky, Sherri L, and Michael J Matteucci. “Emergency Department Presentation of Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome: Two Cases in Marine Corps Recruits..” JEM 42, no. 2 (February 2012): 155–158. PMID 19111427

Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 014: Cavernous sinus






Still in the skull but this time looking at the cavernous sinus.

The case report in the video can be found here

Remember to hit the HD button on the top right of the video to make it play even prettier.

And you can subscribe on iTunes here.

Anatomy for Emergency Medicine 013: Post Communicating Artery

Yes I know it’s more circle of willis stuff but we’re getting there I promise you.

Don’t forget to hit the HD tab if you’re watching it on the website.

Links to

And a really neat one:

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