Recognising and Dealing with Necrotising Fasciitis August 2020

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Recognising and Dealing with Necrotising Fasciitis

Iain McFadyen from the Royal Stoke University Hospital in the UK presents an interactive webinar on Necrotising fasciitis and Life threatening soft tissue infections.

Consultant(s):
Iain McFadyen, Lisa Hadfield-Law

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Immediate Management of Spinal Injuries: Diagnosis, Management and Transfer July 2020

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Immediate Management of Spinal Injuries: Diagnosis, Management and Transfer

Quiz

Question 1/12
What cells make up a bone?

Answer

Osteoblasts,  Osteoclasts, Osteocytes and Osteoprogenitor cells

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Question 2/12
What are the tissues surrounding the bone?

Answer

Periosteum and Bone Marrow

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Question 3/12
The blood supply of bone is how much of the cardiac output?

Answer

5-10%

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Question 4/12
What are the 2 types of bone?

Answer

Lamellar - organised, and Woven - disorganised

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Question 5/12
How much of our skeleton is Cortical?

Answer

80%

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Question 6/12
Is cancellous bone more elastic than Cortical Bone?

Answer

Yes

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Question 7/12
How do children’s bones differ from adults?

Answer

They bend more easily

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Question 8/12
What are the 3 stages of fracture repair?

Answer

Inflammation, Repair and Remodelling

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Question 9/12
What is the difference between a cortical and cancellous screw?

Answer

Thread narrower and pitch smaller in cortical

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Question 10/12
The effective thread depth is . . .

Answer

. . . the difference between the outside and core diameter

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Question 11/12
The screw pitch is . . .

Answer

. . . the distance travelled by one 360 degree turn of the screw

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Question 12/12
What are screws used for?

Answer

To produce intrafragmentary compression, to attach implants to bone and to hold 2 bones in correct relationship.

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The quiz is complete

Supracondylar Fractures June 2020

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Supracondylar Fractures

Our 2nd webinar addresses another critical condition from the UK & Irish T&O curriculum - recognising and dealing with a supracondylar fracture. Fergal Monsell paediatric orthopaedic surgeon from Bristol, member of AO faculty and editor of AO paediatric Surgery Reference offers his expertise. Trainees are again offered the opportunity to link with expert AO faculty for an ISCP CBD assessment.

Recognizing and Dealing with Compartment Syndrome May 2020

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Recognising and Dealing with Compartment Syndrome
This 1 hour webinar will help surgeons at every level recognise and manage Compartment Syndrome in orthopaedic trauma. It is aimed particularly at trainees interested in completing the Critical Condition case base discussion for their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). Trainees can contact Neil Billingham at AOUK&I to be matched with a suitable faculty member (first come, first served.). It will then be up to the trainee to arrange a suitable virtual assessment via FaceTime,Zoom, Skype etc. For those who are unable to secure assessment with an AO faculty member, they should request assessment with a local educational or clinical supervisor.

Pre-Course Quiz

AOUK&I Pre-course Quiz

Question 1/12
What cells make up a bone?

Answer

Osteoblasts,  Osteoclasts, Osteocytes and Osteoprogenitor cells

Continue


Question 2/12
What are the tissues surrounding the bone?

Answer

Periosteum and Bone Marrow

Continue


Question 3/12
The blood supply of bone is how much of the cardiac output?

Answer

5-10%

Continue


Question 4/12
What are the 2 types of bone?

Answer

Lamellar - organised, and Woven - disorganised

Continue


Question 5/12
How much of our skeleton is Cortical?

Answer

80%

Continue


Question 6/12
Is cancellous bone more elastic than Cortical Bone?

Answer

Yes

Continue


Question 7/12
How do children’s bones differ from adults?

Answer

They bend more easily

Continue


Question 8/12
What are the 3 stages of fracture repair?

Answer

Inflammation, Repair and Remodelling

Continue


Question 9/12
What is the difference between a cortical and cancellous screw?

Answer

Thread narrower and pitch smaller in cortical

Continue


Question 10/12
The effective thread depth is . . .

Answer

. . . the difference between the outside and core diameter

Continue


Question 11/12
The screw pitch is . . .

Answer

. . . the distance travelled by one 360 degree turn of the screw

Continue


Question 12/12
What are screws used for?

Answer

To produce intrafragmentary compression, to attach implants to bone and to hold 2 bones in correct relationship.

Continue


The quiz is complete

Hand and Wrist Screw Fixation

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Hand and Wrist Plate Fixation

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Evolution of Distal Radial Fracture Treatment

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Extra Articular Fractures in the Hand

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