Injuries

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cdubb777
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Injuries
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2011-04-19 21:33:13
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joint, fracture, ligaments, etc.
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  1. What Salter fracture is this?
    Type IV
  2. What Salter fracture is this?

    Type V
  3. What Salter fracture is this?
    Type I
  4. What Salter fracture is this?
    Type II
  5. What Salter fracture is this?
    Type III
  6. What's the mnemonic for Salter Harris fracures?
    • SALTR
    • I - S = Straight across. Fx of the cartilage of the physis (growth plate)
    • II - A = Above. The fx lies above the physis.
    • III - L = Lower. The fx is below the physis in the epiphysis.
    • IV - T = Through. The fx is through the metaphysis, physis, and epiphysis.
    • V - R = Rammed (crushed). The physis has been crushed.
  7. How do you treat the different Salter-Harris fxs?
    Which ones are more serious?
    • Type I & II: immobilization.
    • Type III, IV, V = more serious. possible surgery.
  8. What type of S-H Fx is most common?
    Type II (75%)
  9. Which S-H fx may cause growth disruptions?
    Types III, IV, V
  10. What S-H fx is this?
    Type II, notice break in metaphysis.
  11. What S-H fx is this?
    Type III, break into epiphysis.
  12. Axial loading is most prone to lead to which S-H fx?
    Type V
  13. One clincial hallmark of fractures is what w/ palpation?
    Point tenderness at fracture site.
  14. S-H fx can only be used for which population?
    pediatrics.

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