The Elbow

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the elbow through use of a case-based approach.

2. Apply evidence-based, systematic approach to evaluation.

3. Deduce the symptoms and signs for common elbow complaints as presented through a case-based approach; epicondylitis UCL injury, osteochondritis dissecans, biceps tendonitis.

4. Select and/or conduct appropriate imaging tests for elbow injuries.

5. Evaluate when it is appropriate to refer patients for subspecialty care.

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Course summary
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Richard Figler, MD, CAQSM, Staff Physician; Associate Sports Medicine Fellowship Director; Team Physician, John Carroll University; Team Physician, Solon High School; Cleveland Sports Health Orthopedic and Rheumatology Institute, Cleveland, Ohio

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  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

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