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Jan 16, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 58 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Orthopaedic Ankle and Foot injuries. Its a gooder for sure.


  1. Describe the bones of the foot and important joints/ligaments
  2. List Ankle stress tests
  3. Describe an approach to ankle x rays (including the Ottawa ankle rules)
  4. Describe the Weber classification
  5. List indications for ortho referral in the ER
  6. Describe the management of Achilles and Tibialis posterior tendon ruptures
  7. Describe the Hawkin’s classification of talar neck fractures
  8. Describe the diagnosis and management of calcaneal fractures and list 3 injuries associated with calcaneal fractures
  9. Describe the anatomy and classification of lisfranc injuries
  10. Describe the management of metatarsal shaft fractures.
  11. List 6 predisposing conditions for stress fractures
  12. List 4 causes each of hindfoot pain and forefoot pain
  13. Differentiate between Jones and Dancer’s fracture
  14. Describe 4 plain-film radiographic abnormalities for stress fracture
  15. Describe the Tillaux fracture and pathophysiology


  1. Discuss soft tissue injuries of the ankle
  2. Name 6 other mimics of the “ it's just an ankle sprain”