Gone fishin’

The weather is finally starting to warm up and the fish are biting.  Unfortunately, amateur and pro fishermen alike will also either catch themselves or their friend while out on the waterways this summer.  While a small fishhook lodged in a finger may seem trivial compared to some of the more traumatic injuries we see, the process of removing a fishhook can still be challenging and time consuming.  In this month’s issue of ACEP Now we published four different ways of removing these pesty hooks. Check it out here. 

Post by: Terrance McGovern DO MPH (@drtmcg13)

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