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Blunt Head Injury

Head injury is a common reason for visit in family practice and in your local emergency department. Children often have head injuries and so do the elderly, a common mechanism of injury (MOI) for both is due to falls. The peak incidence of head injuries is in males between the…

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Should Peter Griffin get Prostate Cancer Screening?

Peter Griffin is now over fifty years old and every time he goes to see his family physician for his routine preventive primary care his family doctor asks him about lower urinary tract symptoms such as: Poor stream Hesitancy Terminal dribbling Incomplete voiding Lois is concerned something might be wrong…

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What is the best way to reduce a Nursemaid’s Elbow?

Radial Head Subluxation – is a common injury in children under the age of 5. Currently there are two common approaches to reducing these so that the child will regain function in their effected extremity. There is the flexion supination approach pictured in the diagram. There is also a extension…