n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Radiological pitfalls in hand injuries : more about... orthopaedic surgery
|Article Title||Radiological pitfalls in hand injuries : more about... orthopaedic surgery|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Groote Schuur Hospital|
|Publication Date||Sep 2011|
|Pages||374 - 376|
Fractures around the hand and wrist are common, resulting from work, sport and high-speed collisions. It is vitally important to recognise and treat these injuries promptly to optimise outcomes. Most of the injuries are detected by routine screening radiographs. There are, however, five relatively common injuries around the hand that are consistently missed by radiology staff and clinicians alike.
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