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Wrist and Hand Fixation Course

Mr Alan Middleton

Thursday, 21 July 2022

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Friday, 22 July 2022

Wrist and Hand Fixation Course

TARGET AUDIENCE

Senior Trainees (ST5+) Fellows New consultants with a keen interest in hand surgery and wishing to improve their operative skill in managing hand fractures.

COURSE FEE:

0

LOCATION

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne

This course is based on trainees rotating through specifically designed skill stations. These will be interspersed by a few short didactic lectures.

Practical Sessions: Approaches to the hand specific for fracture fixation around the hand and wrist. Phalanges, metacarpals and carpus. Acute scaphoid fracture - approaches and compression screw placement.

Learning Objectives: Anatomy of the hand and wrist with specific reference to fracture fixation. Imaging of the hand and wrist. Surgical approaches to the fingers and carpus. Acute fracture management - non-displaced and displaced. Scaphoid fracture - presentation and operative fixation options. Salvage procedures.