9th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium (Visit this link)
Chicago, Illinois, USA, Aug. 7-10, 2008
The purpose of this course is to provide a basis for recognition and modern management of complex trauma and musculoskeletal injuries. The course is an intensive three days of sessions with a series of lectures which include twelve specialized hands-on workshops.
Course Objectives: Designed to offer the orthopaedic surgeon an integrated approach to trauma management. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants will be able to:
• Utilize proven techniques of long bone stabilization, including intramedullary nailing, external fixation and plating.
• Discuss the indications and complications associated with the use of pelvic external fixation.
• Cite current concepts in the initial management of pelvic and acetabular fractures.
• Cite current concepts in the initial management of upper extremity trauma.
• Apply current methods for the management of foot and ankle trauma.
• List treatment options for management of complex lower extremity injuries.
• Become familiar with locked-plating techniques and image-guided surgery.
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