The fifth episode of the Fracture Season of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast focuses on fractures of the tibia and fibula, including the ankle. This episode also features a review of the neurovascular assessment of the lower extremity.

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PEM Currents: Tibia and Fibula Fractures Produced and edited by Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd


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Boutis K et al. Sensitivity of a clinical examination to predict need for radiography in children with ankle injuries: a prospective study. Lancet. 2001;358(9299):2118.

Sapru K et al. Management of the Toddler’s fracture with and without initial radiological evidence. Eur J Emerg Med. 2014;21(6):451.

Schuh AM wt al. Management of Toddler’s Fractures in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016;32(7):452.