Fracture and Dislocation Management


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Course: Fracture and Dislocation Management

Provided By: Banff Wilderness Care Conference

Instructor: Dr. Mark Heard, Developed by Kevin Palmer

Time Commitment: 60 minutes

Passing Grade: 80%

Course Description: How to manage dislocations and fractures in remote and wilderness locations.  Why should/should not realignment happen in wilderness or remote locations  and the principles behind them.  Preventing necrosis, breakdown of tissue, and long term complications.

Some Topics Covered:

  • The rationale for realignment of fracture and dislocations
  • Best pre-hospital practices
  • Principles of management fractures and dislocations
  • Specific situations and case studies
  • How to appropriately implement the realignment