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The March–April issue of BJHM includes editorials looking at research that indicates that long delays to admission in emergency departments cause
higher mortality rates and another focusing on safety and transparency in surgical innovation. Our reviews cover the understanding and management of primary biliary cholangitis, when anterior dislocations of the shoulder with fracture of the greater tuberosity can be safely reduced in the emergency department, and a look at the impact of rhinosinusitis on quality of life in children.
The education and training article looks at difficulties and educational challenges faced by international medical graduates in trust grade roles in the UK, and a quality improvement article looks at a project that improved delirium screening in older adults.
Case reports include the magnetic resonance imaging findings of a patient with a posterolateral migration of a sequestrated disc and a patient with chylous ascites as a rare complication of retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy, with many more included online.
The perioperative medicine in a nutshell article outlines the perioperative considerations for elective surgical patients following the COVID-19 pandemic.