Trauma and Fractures
- List the warning signs and symptoms that would indicate a need for further imaging in LBP
- Identify a management strategy for the most common types of mechanical low back pain (sprain/strain, hyperlordotic mechanical LBP, HNP, spinal stenosis.
- Cite the indications for surgical intervention in the treatment of common types of mechanical LBP (HNP spinal stenosis)
- Recognize the diagnosis and management of AC joint injuries
- Identify and recommend management for acute hand and wrist injuries (scaphoid fracture, mallet finger, infection and high pressure injury)
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Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
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