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Fix that jaw drop: mandible dislocation management

Mount Sinai EM

Let’s talk about mandible dislocations & how we can reduce them. First, we need to take a look at the mandible anatomy – can refer back to this as we discuss mandible dislocation: So how does the mandible dislocate (also called temporomandibular joint dislocation)? Iatrogenic : ex.

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Posterior Hip Dislocation

The Trauma Pro

Although posterior hip dislocation is an uncommon injury, the consequences of delayed recognition or treatment can be dire. The majority are caused by head-on car crashes, and 90% of these are posterior dislocations.

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Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Dislocation in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

This one can be thought of as being akin to the radial head subluxation (ie, Nursemaid’s Elbow) of the knee – Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Dislocation : Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Dislocation in Children: Basics Proximal Tibiofibular Joint (PTF) dislocations are relatively rare. MANAGE PAIN!

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Video: How To Reduce A Hip Dislocation

The Trauma Pro

As a followup to my hip dislocation post on Tuesday, here is a short 5 minute video that goes through the entire process of reducing hip dislocations. There are lots of little tips and tricks. In the next post, a novel variant of the hip reduction technique, the Captain Morgan.

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Shoulder Dislocation on Ultrasound

Cook County EM Blog

You suspect a shoulder dislocation. So, you reach for your ultrasound… Why It Matters : Shoulder dislocations are a common presentation to the emergency department and account for approximately 200,000 visits annually [1]. Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography to Diagnose Dislocated Shoulders: A Prospective Cohort.

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Traumatic Lens Dislocation Identified on Ocular Ultrasound

Cook County EM Blog

On point-of-care ocular ultrasound of the affected eye using the linear probe a round, mobile structure was noted in the posterior chamber with an absence of the lens in its typical position, consistent with posterior lens dislocation. In this case, ophthalmology was consulted for lens dislocation. and a sensitivity of 96.8% (2).

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EM Quick Hits 51 – Methylene Blue in Septic Shock, TMJ Dislocation, Crohn’s Disease, Analgesia for Renal Colic, Inhaled Steroids for Asthma, Hypocalcemia in Bleeding Trauma Patients

Emergency Medicine Cases

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