83. Wrist Pain Following Fall on an Outstretched Hand

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD3,4,5,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD3,6,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE7,8 and
  4. William J. Brady MD9,10,11
  1. William J. Brady MD9,10,11 and
  2. Kevin S. Barlotta MD1,2

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch83

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brady, W. J. and Barlotta, K. S. (2011) Wrist Pain Following Fall on an Outstretched Hand, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch83

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 4

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 5

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 7

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 8

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 9

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 10

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 11

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Critical Care Transport, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

  3. 9

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 10

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 11

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 83, wrist pain - following a fall, on outstretched hand;
  • 28-year-old male patient, in ED - sustaining a fall on his outstretched hand (“FOOSH”);
  • patient, noting pain - denying other complaints;
  • examination, revealing - snuffbox tenderness;
  • radiograph obtained;
  • appropriate course of management in patient