In addition to the resources in this post, please see my post Pediatric Orthopedics: Fundamentals of Peds Fracture Care From TREKK for some links to outstanding pediatric fracture guidelines from the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Together these two posts provide a great review and resource for primary care management of pediatric orthopedics and fracture care.
Here are three excellent resources for pediatric orthopedics. The first is the Paediatric Fractures Guidelines, the second is the Pediatric Fracture Education Module which includes a very useful Implementation Pack, and finally a series of Pediatric Casting Videos. All are from the guidelines of the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne below. See links in next bracketed paragraph.
[There are also approx two hundred excellent pediatric guidelines available from the Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. In addition on the above page, there is an smart phone app link available so that you can download the guidelines and view them off line.]
The following is a part of pediatric fractures page guideline
[There are approx two hundred excellent pediatric guidelines available from the above link. In addition on the above page, there is an smart phone app link available so that you can download the guidelines and view them off line.]
Paediatric Fractures Guidelines
- Proximal humerus
- Humeral shaft (diaphysis)
- Wrist – distal radius and ulna
- Hip and proximal femur
- Femoral shaft (diaphysis)
- Tibial shaft (diaphysis)
- Ankle – distal tibial and fibula physeal
* Guideline not yet published.
[Pediatric Fracture] Education
These tools have been developed to assist in the implementation of the Childhood Fracture Management project within your organisation.
|Childhood fracture management poster||Place these posters in your clinical areas as a visual reminder of the resources available|
|Project overview Powerpoint presentation
|For use in the Emergency Department to promote the new resource at staff meetings||PDF
|Childhood fracture management education Powerpoint presentation (30 mins)||For clinical educators to use in education and training of Emergency Department residents and registrars||PDF