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 N20109 - Pediatric Upper Extremity Trauma: Pearls, Pitfalls and the Physis
Sunday, May 17, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
$0     CME 
Location: Grand Ballroom B-C
Description:
CME NUMBER: N20109
Pediatric upper extremity trauma is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department, urgent care centers and family practice environment. Understanding how to evaluate, treat and when to refer a child with an upper extremity injury is paramount in caring for these young patients. This lecture will cover a systematic approach to the physical exam, reading x-rays and how to treat the most common pediatric upper extremity injuries including injury to the growth plate. This topic is critical to anyone who regularly sees pediatric patients as part of their patient panel.

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

• Recognize common pediatric fractures using a basic history and physical exam
• Order and interpret x-rays of the upper extremity
• Treat or refer appropriately




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