Hip Spica Cast for Femur Fracture

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Hip Spica Cast for Femur Fracture Colyn Watkins, MD, MPH Indications Femur fracture ages: 6 months to 4 years of age Sterile Instruments/Equipment Spica cast table Cast supplies (Webril, fiberglass…

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Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Fixation

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Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture Fixation Travis Matheney, MD Indications Subtrochanteric femur fracture Ages five to skeletal maturity Sterile Instruments/Equipment Fracture table or radiolucent operating room table ORIF set Ball-tipped spike Large…

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Halo Placement

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Halo Placement John B. Emans, MD Indications Unstable cervical spine injury Postoperative immobilization for cervical spine injury treated surgically Any age Sterile Instruments/Equipment Table Halo-crown vest system Commercially available systems…

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Proximal Femur Fractures

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Proximal Femur Fractures Young-Jo Kim, MD, PhD, MACM Indications Unstable proximal femoral fracture (any age) Nondisplaced femoral neck fracture (age five to skeletal maturity) Femoral head fractures Sterile Instruments/Equipment Fracture…

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Hand Fractures

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Hand Fractures Peter M. Waters, MD, MSSc The majority (˜75%) of hand fractures have acceptable alignment and are stable. This means most hand fractures are not at significant risk of…

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Posterior Stabilization for Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures

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Posterior Stabilization for Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures Lawrence I. Karlin, MD Indications Unstable spine fracture (Figure 17-1). Instability determined by extent of bone and ligamentous injury. Clear indication for posterior stabilization…

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Scaphoid Fractures

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Scaphoid Fractures Carley Vuillermin, MBBS, MPH, FRACS Scaphoid fractures are often difficult acutely to diagnose due to less severe than expected signs and symptoms. Even in children and adolescents, up…

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Distal Radius Fractures

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Distal Radius Fractures Collin J. May, MD, MPH Closed Reduction Percutaneous Pinning (CRPP) Indications Displaced radial physeal fracture with median neuropathy Unstable distal radius fracture that will not remodel sufficiently…

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Radius and Ulna Forearm Fractures

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Radius and Ulna Forearm Fractures Samantha Spencer, MD IM Rodding Indications (Figure 12-1) Unacceptable closed reduction as per age (will not remodel) Unstable fractures after closed reduction Open fractures with…

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