Pediatric Damage Control Resuscitation in the Game of Thrones

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Bran Stark, a 10-year-old boy, was exploring Winterfell during King Robert Baratheon’s visit to Winterfell. This patient is the son of Ned Stark, Lord of the North, and heir of the powerful House Stark. As a curious young boy, he wanted to watch the festivities from the view of a tower. This was not unusual for Bran, who “had known ever stone of those buildings, inside and out; he had climbed them all, …

Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion Of The Aorta (REBOA): A Squid Game Case Report

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Our patient for today’s case is Kang Sae-byeok, also known as Player 067. A North Korean defector struggling to make ends meet as a pickpocket in Seoul, Sae-byeok accepts an invitation to compete in the mysterious “Squid Game” for the chance to win millions of won and improve the lives of her and her family. She eventually comes to learn that the Squid Game competition pits hundreds of participants against one another in …

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Miracles from Heaven Case Report: Small Bowel Obstruction

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Earlier in the day, five-year-old Annabel had a regular morning and afternoon. She attended a birthday party and seemed to be herself, laughing with her friends and running around. At 0200 and Annabel calls for her mom, crying and clutching her stomach. Her mom rushes into her daughter’s room and finds Annabel in significant pain. Annabel is rushed to the hospital at 0400. At triage, she is in significant discomfort, crying, and tachycardic. …

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Case Report: Battlestar’s death in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – a Review of Blunt Cardiac Injury

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History A 31 year old male, identified as Lamar “Battlestar” Hoskins was found dead by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) inside a refugee camp, slumped against a stone pillar. Reports indicate that he was a United States Army soldier working with the “New Captain America”. He was recently seen in armed combat with a terrorist organization known as the “Flag Smashers”. The debriefing report by soldiers on the scene stated that the male received …

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Game of Thrones Case Report: Penetrating Renal Injury

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Arya Stark, a 19-year-old young woman, was violently stabbed in her abdomen with a knife while walking through Braavos. Arya flees, tumbling into the river that flows through the town. She manages to crawl out of the river, but is too exhausted to move further and is clutching her abdomen, curled up on the bank until a helpful passerby realized she was in trouble. Arya was quickly loaded into a horse-drawn cart and …

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Outlander Case Report: Penetrating Penile Trauma

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Case Presentation The year is 1743, and a complicated love story involving two passionate relationships with one woman, Claire, unravels. Her two lovers, Frank Randall and Jamie, find themselves in sword combat, fighting over their one true love. Unfortunately, despite putting up a good fight, Randall finds himself struck in his genitals during the duel. After rushing to the hospital via horse-drawn carriage, Randall presents with a penetrating penile injury to the ED. …