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The November–December issue of BJHM includes editorials discussing whether we are too reliant on medical imaging, and looking at the effects of shame and stigma
on patient care. Our reviews outline whether transient unilateral weakness is a transient ischaemic attack, the cervical spine in paediatric radiology, the environmental impact of orthopaedic surgery and an overview of femoral artery aneurysms.
The education and training update discusses the results of a survey regarding bullying in trauma and orthopaedics in the UK, and the quality improvement article looks at the management of anticoagulation for patients undergoing implantation of a cardiac implantable electronic device.
Case reports look at low dose intra-arterial vasopressin infusion as rescue treatment for small bowel bleeding with severe thrombocytopenia and stroke thrombolysis in a 97-year-old woman with COVID-19 pneumonia, with many more available online.
The perioperative medicine in a nutshell article discusses Sodium–glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors and the risk of perioperative euglycaemic diabetic ketoacidosis and the anaesthetic and critical care dilemma discusses whether opioids are safe for use in obstetric general anaesthesia?