UCSF Ortho Trauma Core

UCSF Trauma
Overview

About This Course

The UCSF Ortho Trauma Core provides educational content related to orthopaedic surgery for trauma specialty. The course is organized by anatomic region and matches the core curriculum topics for the UCSF Orthopaedic Surgery residency. The course is in development and content will be continually added.

Requirements

The UCSF Ortho Trauma Core is meant to be an educational resource for orthopaedic trainees. Learners should be practicing surgeons or surgeons in training.

Course Staff

Faculty Contributors:
Dr. Paul Toogood and Dr. Dave Shearer

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Paul Toogood
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Shearer
Basic Principles

Open Fractures

Learning Objectives

  • State the basic evaluation and treatment of open fractures in the emergency room
  • State the fundamentals of open fracture management in the operating room
  • Understand what evidence we have to guide treatment currently

Recorded Lecture

Shoulder and Humerus

Clavicle Fractures

Learning Objectives

  • Understand relevant anatomy
  • Initial evaluation and management
  • Nonoperative versus operative indications
  • Review findings from landmark studies

Clavicle Fractures - Dr. Tangtiphaiboontana

Additional Reading

Articles: 

1.  Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Nonoperative treatment compared with plate fixation of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures. A multicenter, randomized clinical trial. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2007;89(1):1-10. doi:10.2106/JBJS.F.00020

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2.  Robinson CM, Goudie EB, Murray IR, et al. Open Reduction and Plate Fixation Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2013;95(17):1576-1584. doi:10.2106/JBJS.L.00307

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3. Woltz S, Stegeman SA, Krijnen P, et al. Plate Fixation Compared with Nonoperative Treatment for Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures: A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2017;99(2):106-112. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.15.01394

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4. McKnight B, Heckmann N, Hill JR, et al. Surgical management of midshaft clavicle nonunions is associated with a higher rate of short-term complications compared with acute fractures. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2016;25(9):1412-1417. doi:10.1016/j.jse.2016.01.028

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5. Tamaoki MJS, Matsunaga FT, Costa ARF da, Netto NA, Matsumoto MH, Belloti JC. Treatment of Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures: Figure-of-Eight Harness Versus Anterior Plate Osteosynthesis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2017;99)14):1159-1165. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01184

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand relevant anatomy
  • Initial evaluation and management
  • Nonoperative versus operative indications
  • Approaches and important NV structures

Scapula Fractures - Dr. Tangtiphaiboontana