The diagnosis and management of common childhood orthopedic disorders: An update.
Musculoskeletal illness represents a significant portion of office visits to primary and urgent care clinicians. Despite this, little emphasis is placed on learning pediatric orthopaedics during medical school or residency. The focus of this paper is to provide a systematic approach to this general musculoskeletal physical exam and to assist in the recognition of what conditions are normal development and what conditions require observation, workup and referral to an experienced pediatric orthopaedist.
Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care
Bent MA, Stork NC, Nemeth BA. The diagnosis and management of common childhood orthopedic disorders: An update. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2020;50(10):100884. doi:10.1016/j.cppeds.2020.100884