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AO Trauma Basic Principles of Fracture Management

Goal of the event

The AOTrauma course–Basic Principles of Fracture Management teaches fundamental principles and current concepts in the treatment of injuries, incorporating the latest techniques in operative fracture management. The AOTrauma Basic Principles course is the initial step along the path of lifelong learning in the area of operative fracture management and the main focus of this course lies on the basic principles of fracture management.

Learning objectives

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

• Discuss the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability

• Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification, and decision making

• Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of the soft-tissue

• Treat diaphyseal and simple (peri)articular fractures using different application techniques

• Evaluate and recognize the special problems related to; fractures in the immature skeleton, pelvic injuries, osteoporotic fractures, postoperative infection and delayed union and/or nonunion

• Plan the initial treatment of the polytraumatized patient

November 10 2018


Start: November 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End: November 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Movenpick Al Khobar

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Blue Ocean
Phone: +971 50358 0900
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