The Trauma: Pelvis and Upper Extremity Module will review general trauma principles such as shock, fluid resuscitation, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, damage control orthopaedics, fat embolism syndrome, compartment syndrome, deep vein thrombosis, and care of the pregnant patient. It will also review pelvic ring injuries including lateral compression, anterior-posterior compression, vertical shear, ilium fractures as well as non-operative and operative treatment. Upper extremity trauma including sternoclavicular dislocation, clavicle and scapula fractures, acromioclavicular injuries, shoulder dislocation, superior shoulder suspensory complex, olecranon and coronoid fractures, humeral and forearm fractures as well as Monteggia and Galeazzi variants.
The learner may participate over multiple sittings for 1 year from the time of purchase of the course to complete the activity.
The questions and preferred answers in this CME activity are not intended to be the only or best methods or procedures for the clinical situations that are discussed, but rather are intended to update trained physicians with information that they can place in the appropriate context.