Core Topic: Trauma

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Ankle fractures are commonly seen in the ED. Proper imaging, diagnosis, reduction and splinting are essential.
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In this post we review the presentation, diagnosis and management of tibial plateau fractures.
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Evaluation and management of patients presenting with traumatic hemothorax.
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Radial head fractures are common injuries that are frequently missed. This post reviews the exam, X-ray findings and management.
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An in depth review of devastating injuries of the cervical spine. See the ABCs of of Reading C-Spine CTs post for some basics.
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Although relatively straightforward, management of open fractures has some minor nuances that are important for EPs to understand.
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This post discusses a structured approach to reading C-spine CT scans in trauma and accompanies Podcast Episode 32.0
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Compartment syndrome is a limb and life threatening disease where rapid recognition, diagnosis and aggressive management is critical.
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