5th Metatarsal Fracture

Overview

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Credits

1.25

Post Assessment Questions

10

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2023

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Fractures of the fifth metatarsal are common injuries that must be recognized and treated appropriately to avoid poor clinical outcomes for the patient. The clinician must recognize all injury patterns of the fifth metatarsal and initiate the appropriate treatment plan or referral process to avoid potential complications. This activity describes the evaluation and management of fractures of the fifth metatarsal and illustrates the zones of proximal base fractures and more distal fractures. This activity also examines the role of the interprofessional team in evaluating and treating patients with these fractures.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the etiology of fifth metatarsal fractures.
  • Describe the zones of a proximal base of the fifth metatarsal fracture.
  • Explain the treatment strategies for the different types of fifth metatarsal fractures.
  • Review the importance of interprofessional collaboration in the management of fifth metatarsal fractures.

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  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

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  • Name: 'jones fx.png' Attribution: Image courtesy Dr Chaigasame
  • Name: 'Jones Fracture.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS
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