Distal Radius Fractures: Basic Principles to Complex Cases Thu, Sep 26 9:45-11:45 a.m. PDT

Distal radius fractures can vary in severity and complexity. The fracture may involve only the radius or both the radius and the ulna. Common types include: Colles' Fracture; Smith's Fracture and Barton's Fracture. In this session, panelists will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of these fractures. Management of complications will also be addressed.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the types of distal radius fractures
  2. Identify treatment plans and options
  3. Recognize ways to mitigate against and address possible complications

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Programming, faculty and schedule are subject to change.

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