Orthopedics (Lower Extremity) – 2016


Below we have listed our selection of the 4 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed on March 2016) related to dermatologic emergencies, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 2 AIR and 2 Honorable Mentions. After reading, please take the quizzes. We recommend programs give 1 hour (just under 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Title
SGEM#138: Hip to be Blocked – Regional Nerve Blocks for Hip and Femoral Neck Fractures Brandon Ritcey, MD, Chris Bond, MD November 29, 2015 SGEM: Nerve Blocks for Hip Fx’s AIR
A St.Emlyn’s fascia iliaca block update  Alan Grayson , MD  January 22, 2016 St Emlyn’s: Fascia Iliaca Block  AIR
Hip Fractures in Older Adults: An Important Source of Morbidity Chrinstina Shenvi, MD, PhD September 15, 2015 ALiEM: Hip Fx’s in the Elderly Honorable Mention
Episode 40 – Femoral Nerve Blocks & Compartment Syndrome Unknown Author December 23, 2015 FOAMcast: Fem Nerve Blocks Honorable Mention


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