2022 TIEP Module 1: Upper Extremity Fractures & Airway Trauma Considerations
For this trauma education module Children’s Minnesota Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Rosina Hussain has selected 4 articles. Upper extremity fractures are common injuries seen in the emergency department and the articles selected will provide insight into current diagnostic and treatment options. Additionally, 2 articles on the airway trauma are included. Although less common, airway trauma is life-threatening if not identified quickly and managed appropriately. Please review the included articles and answer the corresponding questions to complete this module.
To pass, you need to score 100% on each quiz. Completion of the course evaluation is required to claim your credit for this course.
Emergency Room and Trauma Care Clinicians.
- Compare the use of point-of-care ultrasound in the management of children with forearm fractures as compared to that of conventional radiography.
- Review the safety of Bier blocks in the emergency department setting for children with forearm fractures.
- Learn from one unit's experience with laryngeal injuries related to intubation in neonates, infants, and children.
- Review diagnostic and management strategies for unstable and stable airway injuries in the emergency department setting.
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