Distal radius fractures

Cameron T. Atkinson, Philipp N. Streubel, Jeffry Watson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

WS is a 55-year-old right-handed man who presents to the emergency department via self-transport complaining of severe wrist pain after a fall directly onto his outstretched right hand. He denies any loss of consciousness. On primary survey, he has a GCS of 15, a patent airway, and is hemodynamically stable. Secondary survey reveals an obviously deformed right wrist. Past medical history is significant for insulin-dependent diabetes, for which he takes a combination of long-acting and regular insulin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOrthopedic Traumatology
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages151-165
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781461435112
ISBN (Print)9781461435105
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arthroscopic-assisted reduction
  • Dorsal plate
  • External fixation of distal radius fracture
  • Internal fixation distal radius
  • Volar locked plate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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