Tagged ‘Trauma’

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Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

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This post reviews quadriceps tendon tears and ruptures.
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Pediatric Femur Fractures

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This post delves into the nuances of pediatric femoral shaft fractures.
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Sacral Fractures

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This post reviews sacral fractures with a focus on diagnosis and associated injuries.
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Cervical Spine Evaluation and Clearance in the Intoxicated Patient

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Alcohol and drug intoxication is common in trauma patients and a significant proportion of cervical spine (c-spine) injuries occur in patients with intoxication. A standard approach to both intoxicated and sober patients with suspected c-spine injury in many trauma centers includes the placement of a rigid cervical collar for spinal immobilization until the c-spine can be “cleared.”  Even after a negative CT,
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Scapula Fractures

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This post reviews the uncommon scapula fracture.
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Femoral Shaft Fractures

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This post reviews fractures of the shaft of the femur with a focus on critical pieces of ED management.
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Penetrating Neck Injuries

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This post reviews the presentation and management of penetrating neck injuries.
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