A 32-year-old man arrives at the ED unable to walk after jumping from a wall. This foot injury is often missed on x-ray. Do you see it?
Missed fractures of the foot are not uncommon. Examine the lateral x-ray view of this injury carefully to understand why.
Alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding, ice hockey … the ongoing Winter Olympics in Sochi serve as a cold reminder that injuries plague athletes around the world. Test your knowledge of common sports injuries here.
What's the best way to dislodge a fishhook? What if there is bony involvement?
A 16-year-old football player complains of increasing pain in the ring finger of his right hand. It began 2 days earlier, when he tried to tackle a running back by grabbing the player's jersey; he felt immediate pain and was unable to continue holding on to the jersey.
As many as 300,000 sportsrelated
diagnosed each year in
the United States.1 This
the true incidence, however, because
many concussive injuries are not
recognized by the injured persons,
trainers, or physicians. A recent
study found that 4 of 5 professional
football players with concussion
were unaware that they had suffered