UMEM Educational Pearls

Some common injuries and their board review associated complications

  • Anterior Shoulder Dislocation = Axillary nerve or artery injury
  • Supracondylar Fracture = Brachial Artery injury
  • Posterior Elbow Dislocation = Brachial Artery injury
  • Knee Dislocation = Popiteal Artery Injury and Peroneal and tibial nerve injury
  • Humeral shaft fracture = radial nerve injury
  • Posterior hip dislocation = sciatica nerve injury
  • Anterior hip dislocation = femoral nerve injury