Orthopedics: Joint Reduction
1. Evaluate the symptoms of strains versus sprains and prepare treatment plans according to their diagnostic presentation.
2. Assess dislocations and treat or refer patients for specialty attention to restore the bones and joint to normal functioning.
3. Demonstrate proper elements of the“RICE” method to patients prior to discharge from the emergency room.
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Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Associate Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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