Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Orthopedic Teaching

Orthopedic Teaching

Check out our new cases: Hand Case 14 & Soft Tissue Case 10

Ankle Dislocation

This space is a case-based study guide designed toward understanding the Emergency Medicine diagnostic and management principles of key orthopedic injuries and lesions seen in the Emergency Department.

The site can be navigated 2 ways:

  1. Use the "Click Here To Search by Diagnosis" link if you know what topic you want to learn about. This is great for use during a busy shift to quickly learn about diagnosis and case management.

  2. Use the body region tabs in the left margin to run through cases as a study guide.

Each case starts with an image and a stimulus question. You can then link to the answer and subsequently to background, history & physical exam, diagnosis, ED management, a clinical pearl, references and additional images by using the purple task bar above the case. Each takes only a few minutes.

Orthopedic Teaching File Staff

Director
Dr. Matthew Levine, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Teaching Files Content and Design
Dr. Matthew Kleinmaier (2008-2010)
Dr. Steven Zahn (2008-2010)
Dr. Heather Leonard (2009-2012)
Dr. Lucas Rosiere (2009-2012)
Dr. Adriana Segura (2011-2014)
Dr. Theodore Elsaesser (2012-2015)
Dr. William Burns (2015-2017)
Dr. Sarah Sanders (2016-Present)
Dr. Jason Chodakowski (2017-present)

Procedure Video Content
Dr. Adriana Segura
Dr. Jacqueline Khorasanee

Procedure Video Faculty Demonstration
Dr. George Chiampas
Dr. Sanjeev Malik

Arthrocentesis Video Content
Dr. Terrance Lee
Dr. Matthew Levine

Compartment Pressure Video Content
Dr. Michael Macias
Dr. Josh Sarwark

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