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Physical Therapist

Hand Therapy 120

Fractures: General Principles of Surgical Management


  • Describe the history, physical exam and radiographic assessement performed for each patient with a fracture
  • List 5 goals of fracture management
  • Outline, describe and differentiate fracture classification systems
  • Evaluate and describe various choices for fracture fixation including the use of external fixators, Kirschner wires, screws and plates
  • Briefly describe the occurances of what happens during each stage of fracture healing
  • List and describe complications following surgery for fracture management

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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