nerve injuries pre-webinar cases
These cases are are to get you to start thinking and questioning your knowledge ahead of the webinar on nerve injuries: an essential guide for orthopods.
We are joined for this 360 degree educational event by:
- Ramon Tahmassebi – orthohub host
- Kate Brown – session chair
- CY Ng – Doc Release Me!
- Tom Quick – Nerves 101
- Christopher Dy
Let’s get straight into the cases:
Case 1 – supracondylar with a tingly feeling – Tom Quick
7 year old admitted with a Gartland 3 displaced supracondylar fracture.
No pre-op neurological deficit.
Taken to theatre overnight
- Seen on WR next morning
- New onset inability to flex index finger and thumb
- Tingling radial 3 digits
- Pink but pulseless
Case 2 – humeral shaft fracture with wrist drop – Cy Ng
A 30-year-old right hand dominant musician fell down the stairs and sustained a closed distal humeral shaft fracture associated with a wrist drop.
Please post your thoughts about these cases in the comments section below.
For the answers to these questions and much more join our webinar, Wednesday 20th January at 8pm GMT, or watch back after the event on the above link.