Test Case of the Week for trainees - 08/01/2014

A 4 year child falls off a swing and sustains the following injury.  The photographs show a deformed left wrist with pinching of the skin.  What are your priorities in managing this child? What type of analgesia will you provide? 

Now complete the doctors.net module on "Paediatric Fractures - Upper Limb"  -http://www.doctors.net.uk/ecme/wfrmNewIntro.aspx?moduleid=1239  and upload your certificate onto your eportfolio.

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