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Tibial Tubercle Avulsion Fracture

Pediatric EM Morsels

We have previously discussed how the surrounding ligaments and tendon are often stronger than the weakest part of the child’s bone necessitating our vigilance when addressing the pediatric extremity complaint (ex, Ankle Pain , Elbow Injury , Supracondylar Fractures ). Of course, we cannot assume all anterior knee pain is benign.

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Fractures App

Life in the Fast Lane

Mike Cadogan Fractures App The Fractures App is yet another fantastic, simple and effective bedside app created by Tom Fadial and Spencer Tomberg

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Pelvic Fractures

University of Maryland Department of Emergency Med

Pelvic fractures can be a major source of life threatening hemorrhage. Suspect fracture with significant force/mechanism. Signs are pelvic tendern. Click to view the rest

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Fracture Fridays: You can dance if you want to

PEMBlog

The foot X-Ray taken of the foot of the patient with the foot problem The Diagnosis She has a fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal (Jones fracture). I like to think of these injuries as the scaphoid fracture of the foot, as this location of the metatarsal in particular has relatively poor blood supply. Am J Sports Med.

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Fracture Fridays: Keeping up with the Joneses

PEMBlog

The foot X-Ray taken of the foot of the patient with the foot problem The Diagnosis She has a fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal (Jones fracture). I like to think of these injuries as the scaphoid fracture of the foot, as this location of the metatarsal in particular has relatively poor blood supply. Am Fam Physician.

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Twists and Turns: Identifying Maisonneuve Fractures in the ED

Taming the SRU

This places a significant responsibility on the EM physician to diagnose and treat fractures. Specifically, EM physicians should be able to recognize fractures that will likely require operative management and facilitate close follow up, such as a Maisonneuve fracture. 2) It is a specific type of a Weber C ankle fracture.

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Is boosting bone mass through pharmacotherapy really the best way to prevent fractures in the elderly?

Sensible Medicine

Järvinen outlines the work he and his colleagues have done that question our current approach to preventing fractures in the elderly. standard deviations below the young adult peak) are considered at high risk for future fracture. A number of medications are recommended to increase bone density in order to prevent future fracture.

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