• Hand and Finger Injuries

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    #500: Hand and Finger Injuries
    January 2021

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    In This Edition

    • Differentiate between metacarpal fractures that can be managed nonsurgically by a family physician and those that require referral to an orthopedic surgeon.
    • Evaluate a patient with metacarpal fracture for malrotation.
    • Determine the appropriate time frame for referral to a hand surgeon for finger fractures requiring surgical intervention.
    • Choose the correct immobilization for finger fractures and dislocations.
    • Determine if a patient with hand injury has lacerated tendons or nerves.
    • Identify which soft tissue injuries of the hand can be managed nonsurgically.
    • Discuss carpal tunnel syndrome diagnostic criteria.
    • Describe appropriate management for de Quervain tenosynovitis and stenosing tenosynovitis.

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