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BURP and laryngoscopy
  1. Simon Carley,
  2. Rupert Jackson
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
  1. Correspondence to: Kevin Mackway-Jones, Consultant (kevin.mackway-jones{at}

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Clinical scenario

A 35 year old man with a severe head injury is brought to the emergency department. He has fallen from a ladder and is leaking CSF from the left ear suggesting a base of skull fracture. He has a GCS of 3 and dilated pupils. There are no other apparent injuries. You decide to …

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