Tag orthopaedics

Bier Block

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Charlie’s ED Bier Block Guideline [PDF] Date implemented – 06/2019 Review date – 06/2022 Author – NP Nuria O’Mahony, Dr Jason Armstrong

CME: Paediatric Fractures

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Here is Ros’s talk on paediatric fractures. Resources: Salter Harris Classification of fractures involving the epiphyseal (growth) plate: Paediatric Elbow Injury Videos: PMH Fracture Management Guidelines

CME: Plaster Tips and Tricks

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Here is Sam’s useful talk on how to improve plaster technique in the ED. Resources: Previous SCGH ED CME Post on Plaster Tips & Guides from 05/2014 WA Health ED Adult Discharge Instructions on Plaster Cast Care (Intranet only) ‘An Easy…

CME: Hip Reduction Techniques

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Reducing a dislocated hip can be a physically challenging procedure but if done with good technique, can be a much more successful and less challenging endeavour. Here is Sam’s talk on hip reduction techniques, including multiple video examples. Resources: Quick…

CME 02/06/16 – Joint Dislocations

Here is Rich’s talk on common joint dislocations and their management. Shoulder Dislocation: Normal and dislocated gleno-humeral joint XR appearances from Radiology Masterclass Neil Cunningham’s ICEM talk from 2012 (goes for half an hour, excellent overview): Reduction Videos: Full list…

Arthrocentesis (joint aspiration)

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A general guideline containing information on indications / contraindications / procedural technique relating to joint aspiration   The principles of anaesthetic administration and use of an aseptic technique are similar for all joints, but the anatomical landmarks for the site…