Initial emergency management of fractures
Recognize and treat life-threatening injuries in the emergency department.
Sometimes, less gruesome injuries can be the most dangerous. When caring for patients with fractures, it is crucial to understand if their injuries could be life-threatening. In this lesson, you will learn which fractures can lead to serious or lethal complications, how to recognize them, and how to treat them.
Start the first chapter of our Acute Extremity Injury Care course for free
Manage common adult extremity injuries in emergency settings like a pro. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to professionally document fractures, create and apply various types of splints, and decide when to refer to a specialist for injuries that are prone to complications.