Grand Rounds Summary 01.18.2017

Grand Rounds Summary 01.18.2017

This week's Grand Rounds started off with a stress-inducing sim written by the R4s that included a pregnant trauma patient with a positive FAST, an imminent delivery and neonatal resuscitation! Drs. Paulsen and Continenza faced off in a great CPC and Dr. DeVries walked us through the history of US use in ED patients. Dr. Golden rounded out our day with a lecture focused on foot and ankle injuries. 

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The Approach to the Foot X-ray

The Approach to the Foot X-ray

Any way you slice it, foot x-rays are a pain to read.  Complicated by a number of overlapping bones, joints, the presence of multiple sesamoid bones, and multiple radiographic views, it's easy to get lost in the weeds trying to sort out normal variant from pathology.  Take a look at this short Blendspace module by PGY-1 Lauren Titone, MD and get a better understanding of the normal anatomy and a systematic approach to reading foot x-rays.

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