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Trauma Series: Proximal Humerus Fracture | Mahgoob Elhassan

30th Aug 2023
6:00 - 7:00pm (GMT)
30th Aug 2023
6:00 - 7:00pm (GMT)
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Mahgoob Elhassan, Orthopaedic surgery resident from Almak Nimer Teaching Hospital Shendi will be joining us and teaching on Proximal Humerus Fracture

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Summary

The proximal humerus fracture is one of the most common fractures seen in the elderly and can be a frequent presentation in emergency departments. They range in complexity from simple, non-displaced fractures to complex multi-fragmentary patterns. Proper management is essential to ensure good functional recovery and to prevent complications. This needs assessment aims to delve into the clinical intricacies surrounding the diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation of proximal humerus fractures among qualified doctors.

Learning objectives

Learning objectives based on the interpretation and management of proximal humerus fractures: Diagnostic Precision: By the end of this session, participants will be adept at accurately identifying and categorizing various types of proximal humerus fractures using appropriate imaging modalities, ensuring timely and effective intervention. Decision-making Acumen: Attendees will demonstrate a nuanced ability to discern the most suitable treatment pathway – conservative or surgical – tailored to individual patient presentations, fracture type, and associated complications. Surgical Proficiency: For those fractures requiring surgical intervention, participants will gain competency in choosing and executing the most effective surgical techniques, ensuring optimal outcomes and reduced complications. Rehabilitation Strategies: Attendees will be skilled in prescribing and overseeing comprehensive post-treatment rehabilitation plans, tailored to the patient's specific needs, ensuring swift recovery and optimal joint function. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: By the end of the session, participants will be confident in facilitating multidisciplinary discussions with radiologists, physiotherapists, and other relevant specialists, ensuring a holistic approach to patient care. These objectives are designed to develop the practical skills and decision-making abilities of attendees, moving beyond theoretical knowledge to hands-on competence in managing proximal humerus fractures.
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30th Aug 2023
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