Core Topic: Trauma

Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures

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This post dives into the management of supracondylar fractures and talks about some of the complications to look out for.
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Initial Trauma Assessment

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This post dives into the basics of the initial trauma evaluation.
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Ankle Fractures

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Ankle fractures are commonly seen in the ED. Proper imaging, diagnosis, reduction and splinting are essential.
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Tibial Plateau Fractures

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In this post we review the presentation, diagnosis and management of tibial plateau fractures.
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Traumatic Hemothorax

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Evaluation and management of patients presenting with traumatic hemothorax.
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Radial Head Fracture

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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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C-Spine Injuries + CT Interpretation

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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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Open Fractures

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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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