An 8 year old girl presents with a painful swollen elbow following a FOOSH which occurred as she was jumping off a trampoline.

QUESTIONS

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:

  1. Name 5 injuries that can occur as a result of this mechanism of injury?

  2. 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?

  3. 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?

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  1. What does her x-ray show?
  2. What structures are at risk from this injury?
  3. Give 3 complications from this injury?

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