Real-world scenarios. Relevant learning.
Build your critical thinking and problem-solving skills with this program based on real patient cases.
In this journal-based CME activity, you will review decision making in the management of foot compartment syndrome by following an evolving patient case scenario based on a recent article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
After the reading, you will complete an assessment to test your orthopaedic knowledge, problem solving, and clinical decision-making skills.
As a result of completing this program, I am able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology and multiple etiologies of foot compartment syndrome.
- Identify common symptoms and physical examination findings indicative of foot compartment syndrome.
- Review indications and methods for intracompartmental pressure monitoring in patients in whom foot compartment syndrome is suspected.
- Explain considerations with regard to acute versus delayed management of foot compartment syndrome.
- Discuss techniques for and outcomes of decompressive fasciotomy for the management of foot compartment syndrome.
- Discuss strategies for the management of sequelae associated with foot compartment syndrome.
Earn up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
CME expires 2023