This program highlights normal radiographic findings in the pediatric appendicular skeleton and focuses on fractures around the growth plate that are critical to recognize. The lecture includes 5 injuries that cannot be missed in a pediatric patient, as well as principles of pediatric fracture care and what makes it different than adult fracture care. Learn about principles to guide treatment of common pediatric fractures, pitfalls of treatment of specific entities, and modern surgical techniques for physical bar resection and management of post-traumatic growth disturbances.
- Recognize 5 cannot miss pediatric unique injuries (Transphyseal fracture, incarcerated medial epicondyle, posterior SC dislocation, triplane fracture, patellar sleeve fracture)
- Understand the goals of treatment including best possible outcome with least possible intervention
- Discuss strategies in the management of post-traumatic growth disturbances
This seminar focuses on orthopaedics and was delivered at a virtual event titled, “Pediatric Fracture Care: Pearls and Pitfalls,” on May 4, 2021.
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