Pain, Minors & Painful Limbs [Case #1]
Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:
Name 5 injuries that can occur as a result of this mechanism of injury?
The patient is in significant pain with a pain score of 8/10, what pain relief options (inc doses of drugs) wouldbe appropriate for her now?
Now she is more comfortable she is sent for x-ray. In what order and at what age do the secondary ossification centres of the elbow appear?
- What does her x-ray show?
- What structures are at risk from this injury?
- Give 3 complications from this injury?