Choosing Wisely: Low Risk Pediatric Ankle Fractures

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This post has been co-written by Drs. Kathy Boutis and Maxim Ben Yakov. The dogmas of the past are now being challenged for the most common minor pediatric fractures, distal radius buckle fractures and minor distal fibular fractures. Since these fractures are stable and have an excellent prognosis, they do not need to be routinely immobilized in a cast nor followed by an orthopedic surgeon. Last time, we reviewed low risk distal radius …

Choosing Wisely: Distal Radius Buckle Fractures

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This post has been co-written by Drs. Kathy Boutis and Maxim Ben Yakov. The dogmas of the past are now being challenged for the most common minor pediatric fractures, distal radius buckle fractures and minor distal fibular fractures. Since these fractures are stable and have an excellent prognosis, they do not need to be routinely immobilized in a cast nor followed by an orthopedic surgeon. This article reviews the evidence that recommends that …

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Tech Corner: Podcasts in Emergency Medicine

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I’m Maxim Ben-Yakov (aka @DocMaximum) – PGY4 in the FRCP (EM) program at University of Toronto, and current 1st year Fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Sick Kids. Often folks ask me: “what’s that awesome lecture or podcast you were talking about?” or “What do you think of this app?”  Well this is the place where we are going to bring it all together. We’ll talk podcasts, apps, blogs, and anything having to do …