'Classic cases' are collated from around the world to
provide a repository for trauma cases on the Internet.
They are not designed to show
the rare or unusual, but to illustrate classic injury
patterns, decision nodes or methods of treatment. We
hope that the database will grow into a valuable resource
for education and training, much as the Trauma
Imagebank has succeeded in becoming a world-class
repository for trauma images. Once a critical mass has
been achieved they cases will be categorised, similar
to the imagebank.
to submit a classic case. The standard format is a case
presentation, ideally with one or more images, a short
discussion of the case's salient features, and two or