Core Conditions 03.1 - Upper limb trauma pre-reading

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Welcome to The Royal Melbourne Hospital Core Conditions in Emergency Radiology. This module is focussed on upper limb trauma

The following topics will be covered in this module. Click on the topics to access the pre-reading, which should be completed prior to reviewing the cases:

Once you have completed the pre-reading, please move on to the cases; you will have the opportunity to do additional reading at any time as part of the cases.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify and describe common fractures that occur in the upper limb.

2. Recognise soft tissue clues that suggest the presence of a fracture.

3. Identify normal and abnormal joint alignment.

4. Be able to describe the role of imaging in the diagnosis of common fracture complications.​

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This tutorial has been prepared by:

  • Dr Patsy Robertson, consultant radiologist
  • Dr Henry Knipe, radiology registrar

Updated in 2018 by:

  • Dr Patsy Robertson, consultant radiologist
  • Dr Heather Pascoe, radiology registrar

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