On-line CME Education Covers Common Fractures. Bone fractures are still common but orthopedic surgeons have many more techniques that they can use to manage fractures in order to return patients back to normal function as rapidly as possible. Joining our moderator in the studio to update us on the management of common fractures is orthopedic trauma surgeon and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery from the Ohio State University, Dr. Ryan Harrison.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: IDENTIFY common fractures; and DISCUSS treatment strategies for common fractures and expected outcomes.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Most common fractures seen in the ER
- Initial management of suspected on-the-field athletic fractures
- Cast techniques
- Care of the cast
- Splinting versus casting
- Who needs to be admitted
- Hip fracture and mortality
- Timing of hip fracture surgery
- Management of open fracture versus closed fracture
- Reasons for delayed healing
- Strength of a healed fracture
- Rib fractures
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