Orthopedics (Upper Extremity) – 2016


Below we have listed our selection of the 13 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 1 AIRs and 12 Honorable Mentions. After reading, please take the quizzes. We recommend programs give 5 hours (just over 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Title
More Dogma: Epinephrine in Digital Nerve Blocks Rob Bryant, MD September 3, 2015 Rebel EM: Epineprhine in Digits Approved Instructional Resource
Septic Joint: Reminders, Updates and Pitfalls Matthew A. Heimann, MD and Kevin Barlotta, MD May 9, 2015 EMDocs: Septic Joint Honorable Mention
Open Fractures Richard B. Moleno, DO, MS and Michael Venezia, DO, MPH December 31, 2015 EM Docs: Open Fractures Honorable Mention
Boring Question: Does this pediatric patient require a hard cast ? Patrick Bafuma, PA March 23, 2015 CanadiEM: Peds and Hard Casts Honorable Mention
PV Card: Adult scaphoid fracture Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH February 1, 2016 ALiEM: Scaphoid Fracture Honorable Mention
Episode 52: Commonly Missed Uncommon Orthopedic Injuries Anton Helman, MD October 1, 2014 EM Cases: Missed Ortho Injuries Honorable Mention
Clinical Question: How effective is intra-articular lidocaine for shoulder reduction? Patrick Bafuma, PA March 22, 2016 CanadiEM: IA Lido Honorable Mention
Handy Knowledge: Subtle and High-Risk Hand Injuries Ryan Mason, MD and Alex St. John, MD September 19, 2015 EM Docs: Hand Injuries Honorable Mention
Episode 58: Tendons and Ligaments – Commonly Missed Uncommon Orthopedic Injuries Part 2 Anton Helman, MD January 1, 2015 EM Cases: Missed Ortho Injuries 2 Honorable Mention
The Crashing Patient with Long Bone Fractures: A Case of Fat Embolism Syndrome Molly Tollins, MD, Nick Johnson, MD January 21, 2016 EM Docs: Fat Embolism Honorable Mention
Wrist and Distal Forearm Injuries: Pearls and Pitfalls Jason Brown, MD November 7, 2015 EM Docs: Wrist/Forearm Injuries Honorable Mention
Septic Arthitis Sean Fox, MD August 28, 2015 PEM Morsels: Septic Joint Honorable Mention
Shoulder Dislocation Sean Fox, MD July 31, 2015 PEM Morsels: Shoulder dislocation Honorable Mention


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