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Tutorial 5: Fractures of the Upper and Lower Limbs

  • Mark SheehanEmail author
  • Deirdre Duke
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Abstract

The aim of this tutorial is the review fractures and dislocations of the upper and lower limbs that a medical student might encounter during an orthopedic or emergency medicine rotation. The key principles of the imaging of fractures and dislocations are presented in this tutorial. This tutorial also aims to help students recognise fracture patterns and be familiar with the common mechanisms and clinical presentations associated with fractures/dislocations.

Keywords

Fracture Upper limb Lower limb Radiology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beaumont HospitalDublinIreland

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