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PT Assistant


Surgical Techniques 113
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Distal Radial Fracture

2.0

  • Describe fractures of the distal radius
  • Define and differentiate the 5 types of fractures
  • List and describe 3 goals of fracture management
  • Describe indications and contraindications for the treatment of distal radius fractures
  • Review anatomy surrounding the distal radius
  • Describe the procedure using distraction plate fixation
  • Describe the procedure using volar buttress plate fixation
  • Describe the procedure using volar plating of intraarticular compression injuries
  • Discuss post-op care and outcomes following surgical treatment of distal radius fractures

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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