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Forensic Review of Knee Injuries

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Sometimes it’s a relief to just get back to basic clinical assessment skills. Anytime I see an offering that reinforces exam techniques, I’m all over it. I noticed that the American College of Forensic Examiners has an online course available that appears to be along this vein: Types of Knee Injuries and How They Occur–A Forensic Review.

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Written by Jenifer

November 23, 2009 at 10:12 am

Treating Women with Physical Disabilities

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CROWD has a really terrific powerpoint on gynecological consideration in treating women with physical disabilities. I post it here because it’s a great overview of some of the exam techniques that can be useful (a consideration for those of us completing SAFE exams); challenges in identifying STIs and other GYN issues in this population; and potential red flags for physical and sexual abuse. The slides are accompanied by detailed notes, making the whole thing a great educational tool.

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August 20, 2009 at 10:52 am

Cervical Photos

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Last week, in a comment about the STI Clinical Guide,  I was asked about cervical images unrelated to STIs. Having searched a bit, I found a few sites that provide images to review. One of the best was over at the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

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Written by Jenifer

April 1, 2009 at 1:49 pm

STI Clinical Guide

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I’ve been wanting to start publishing guides on this site for some time, and just haven’t gotten around to doing it until now. Because there’s so much content on this site (and still more out there in the interwebs) I figured it might be useful periodically to provide a post that gives you some ideas of how to use the content more broadly than just individual professional enrichment.

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An FHO Extra: DermAtlas

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Have you visited DermAtlas? Fully searchable with photos galore…and a differential tool, to boot. Man, I love derm. Add that to your list of weird bits you know about me.

Written by Jenifer

March 23, 2009 at 10:04 am