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Flashcards in R/O - Basics of fractures II Deck (5):
1

what is the injury mechanism for wrist DISLOCATION?

fall on FLEXED hand

2

what imaging should be used for a scaphoid fracture?

MRI

3

treatment for metacarpal dislocations?

gutter splint and refer

4

treatment for metacarpal fractures?

- finger extended
- MPJ flexed (to tighten hood)

5

what is the most common direction of hip dislocation?

superior posterior