Browsing: Orthopedics

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Boxer's Break: Metacarpal Fractures A 21-year-old male presents to the emergency department (ED) with pain and swelling in his left hand several hours after an injury that occurred while playing foot
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Straight to the Source: Local Treatment Options for Low Back Pain Low back pain (LBP) is one of the top 5 chief complaints among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED), making it an imp
Consult Corner Ortho EM Resident is pleased to introduce a new column. “Consult Corner” is designed to help you communicate effectively when seeking input from other specialists. In our inaugural col
Diagnose this Condition The Patient A 62-year-old male presents to the ER complaining of right knee pain. He was changing a light bulb when he lost his balance and fell from a 6-foot height, landing
Fractures and Fat Globules: Fat Embolism Syndrome EMS brings in a 20-year-old male who jumped from an overpass in a suicide attempt. He arrives with normal hemodynamics and is found to have bilatera
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Cervical Spine Imaging in Pediatric Trauma A 4-year-old boy is brought to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision. He was the restrained backseat passenger of a vehicle th
Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Aid Shoulder Reduction Case A 16-year-old boy presents to the ED with right shoulder pain after strongly throwing a ball overhand. He denies any direct trauma or his
Talk to the Hand: Perilunate Dislocations Sarah Espinoza, MD, Resident Physician, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA Background: Perilunate dislocation with transcaphoid fracture Lunate and perilunate dislo