Tagged ‘Trauma’

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Forearm Fractures

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This post reviews common forearm fractures including the Monteggia and Galeazzi fractures.
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Metacarpal Fractures

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This post explores metacarpal fractures with a focus on presentation and management.
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Opiates in Extremity Injuries

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Since 2000, there have been over 500,000 opioid related overdose deaths in the US. (Burke 2016).  Despite the epidemic of opioid deaths, these drugs continue to be used as first line agents for treatment of moderate to severe pain in Emergency Departments (EDs).
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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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How to Apply a Pelvic Binder

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This post discusses the application of both a commercial pelvic binder as well as a sheet for pelvic stabilization.
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Pelvic Vertical Shear Fractures

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This week’s post explores the pelvic shear fracture focusing on identification + management.
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