This lecture will explore complex hand and upper extremity conditions in children including brachial plexus birth injury and congenital hand anomalies. The speakers will focus on etiology, risk factors and diagnosis to facilitate early care by providers. Guidelines for referral to a tertiary care center and complex surgical care will be reviewed.
Three learning objectives
- Understand the risk factors and presentation of brachial plexus birth injuries
- Review management of brachial plexus birth injuries
- Explore the etiology and management of congenital hand anomalies
ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: Robert Carrigan, MD (Speaker), Apurva Shah, MD (Speaker), Jonathan Daly, PA-C (Moderator) Katie Lockwood, MD MEd, (CHOP Talks Course Director), and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest to disclose.