View Post

Case Report: Penetrating Chest Trauma in the Game of Thrones

In Case Series, Medical Conceptsby Steve LinLeave a Comment

This is the 4th episode of the Game of Thrones case series examining penetrating chest trauma. Be sure to review Hypothermia and Traumatic Arrest in Game of Thrones, Toxin-Induced Cardiac Arrest in Game of Thrones and Pregnancy and Trauma in Game of Thrones. This post contains spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 8! Patient Presentation and History A 23-year-old female was seen unresponsive with a single penetrating wound to the left anterior chest. …

View Post

Case Report: Pregnancy and Trauma in the Game of Thrones

In Case Series, Medical Conceptsby Steve LinLeave a Comment

This is the 3rd Episode of the Game of Thrones Case Series. Be sure to also review Hypothermia and Traumatic Arrest in the Game of Thrones and Toxin-Induced Cardiac Arrest in Game of Thrones. Patient Presentation and History During the wedding of Edmure and Roslin, a young pregnant woman of unknown gestational age was found unresponsive with multiple abdominal stab wounds on the floor of the great hall at The Twins. Lord Frey allegedly planned …

View Post

Case Report: Toxin-Induced Cardiac Arrest in Game of Thrones

In Case Series, Medical Conceptsby Steve Lin1 Comment

King Joffrey I Baratheon was found in respiratory distress by his mother, Cersei Lannister, and Jaime Lannister during his wedding to Margaery Tyrell. As this was the wedding for the King of the Seven Kingdoms, numerous guests and bystanders were present. The patient was eating a traditional pigeon pie and drinking from a glass of wine poured by Tyrion Lannister immediately prior to developing symptoms of dry mouth, severe cough, and shortness of …

View Post

Case Report: Hypothermia and Traumatic Arrest in the Game of Thrones

In Medical Conceptsby Steve Lin2 Comments

Be warned: this case report contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 5 and 6. Patient Presentation and History A 21-year-old man, by the name of Lord Commander Jon Snow, was discovered unconscious and unresponsive after receiving multiple stab wounds to the chest and abdomen. He was found lying supine in freezing temperature and presumed to be hypothermic. Allegedly, he was ambushed at Castle Black earlier that night by a group of subordinates who …