Managing Suspected Extremity Fractures Podcast

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In this episode of the Primary Care Perspectives podcast series, Brendan Williams, MD, attending pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Sports Medicine and Performance Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses: physical exam findings that raise suspicion for fractures; the Ottowa Ankle Rules; clavicle fractures in older children; how skeletal maturity changes fracture management decisions; pain management and immobilization guidance for sprains; when to send patients who are still in pain for follow-up evaluation or additional imaging; injury prevention advice to share with patients and families; when to send patients straight to the emergency room; and more. Published July 2021.

Listen now: “Is It Broken? Managing Suspected Extremity Fractures in the Primary Care Setting.”