Foot Fractures

Don’t toe the line when it comes to your education. Step up, don’t be a heel, and listen to this episode of PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast focusing on fractures of the feet and toes. Learn all about metatarsal fractures, including the Jones fracture, Lisfranc injuries, why you should worry about a fracture of the talar neck, and more in this seventh and final epode of the Fracture Season.

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Inokuchi et al. Calcaneal fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 1998;18(4):469. 

Lim et al. Pediatric Forefoot Fractures: Assessment of Fracture Patterns and Predictors of Complicated Outcome. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018;34(4):233.

Mahan et al. Likelihood of surgery in isolated pediatric fifth metatarsal fractures. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Apr;35(3):296-302. 

By bradsobo

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and an Associate Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is on Twitter @PEMTweets and authors the Pediatric Emergency Medicine site PEMBlog and produces and hosts the PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast.

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