• FP Essentials™ 

    Hand and Finger Injuries

    #500 Edition | January 2021

    Proudly publishing the 500th edition of FP Essentials.

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    Welcome to the 500th Edition of FP Essentials
    Foreword
    Metacarpal Fractures
    Finger Fractures and Dislocations
    Tendon and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hand
    Chronic Hand and Wrist Pathologies

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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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    January 2021

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