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Understanding Distal Radius Fractures - OT17
Understanding Distal Radius Fractures

OT17 l 0.10 contact hrs
by Hildy D. Reich, PT,CHT and Lori McKim LeBlanc, OTR, CHT
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The goal of this course is to provide therapists with information regarding the epidemiology, relevant anatomy, bony healing process, and complications associated with extra-articular distal radius fractures so that a successful rehabilitation program can be instituted. After you study the information here, you will be able to —
  • List three risk factors for developing a distal radius fracture.
  • Describe appropriate treatments through the various stages of bone healing.
  • Recognize three complications of a distal radius fracture.

Content Level: Introductory

Content Focus

Domain of OT: Client Factors

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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/31/2013

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