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Critical orthopedic skills and procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23200335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Musculoskeletal injury and diseases are common presentations in the Emergency Department. Emergency physicians must be versed in the critical procedural skills necessary to diagnose joint infection, manage fractures and dislocations, and assess for compartment syndrome. Arthrocentesis, splinting, dislocation reduction, and the evaluation of limb compartment syndrome are reviewed.
Stuart E Boss; Amit Mehta; Charles Maddow; Samuel D Luber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, JJL 431, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:
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