Plaster tips and tricks with Dan Smith; Splint immobilisation, full casts; bi-valves; and plaster removal techniques
Practical guide: How to apply the backslab in adults and paediatrics. POP, plaster of paris, physical plaster cast back-slab technique
Following up on ‘An easy way to get plastered’ we extend the template program. Upper limbs are easy… the lower limbs are where we earn our money.
Buddy strap: Stick this poster on that cupboard (now called the finger cupboard) and start your patients finger rehab a week earlier.
Spaso shoulder reduction technique Anterior shoulder dislocation Posterior shoulder dislocation Volar Backslab Volar plate avulsion fractures Phalangeal fractures Metacarpal fractures Thumb Spica 1st Metacarpal fracture Scaphoid fracture (in some shops) Below Elbow Backslab / Colles / Smith fracture Scaphoid fracture (in our shop) Buckle fracture involving the volar surface Distal radius fracture (Colles and Smith) […]
Dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) is an extremely rare injury, particularly when it occurs without associated fractures of the distal radius and ulna.
Compartment Syndrome (CS) CS is a limb threatening condition caused by raised pressure within a facial compartment. This causes compression of vessels, muscles and nerves within the compartment. Presentation: Symptoms:• Pain out of proportion Signs:• Pain with passive stretch• Paraesthesia and hypopthesia• Tense compartment (woody hardness)• Congestion of digits• Paralysis late signs• Absent pulses Common […]
Jersey Finger. Avulsion of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendon from the base of the distal phalanx.
Rupture / avulsion of the distal extensor mechanism of the finger, resulting in an inability to extend the distal phalanx at the DIP joint.
Own the wound is a collection of videos on wound care created by Michelle Lin the guru behind Academic Life in Emergency Medicine.