Should I X-ray That? When X-rays Are Not Always Important
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded April 30, 2015
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- List and understand the Ottowa Knee rules for x-ray
- List and understand the Ottowa Ankle rules for x-ray
- Compare and contrast the available C-spine rules for x-ray and develop a stratagy for evaluating c-spine injuries
- Describe exceptions to the rules
- Participate in a case based discussion that will reinforce the concepts learned in this lecture.
Tracey Davidoff, MD, Attending Physician
Dr. Tracey Davidoff earned her B.S. in Biology from Seton Hall University, and her M.D. from St. Georges University. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Davidoff was employed as an emergency physician for almost 20 years and has worked in several hospital emergency departments in the Rochester area. She has held faculty positions at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and Rochester Institute of Technology, Damon College, and LeMoyne College Physician Assistant programs. She left Emergency Medicine in 2008 to begin working in Urgent Care. After working in several Rochester area Urgent Care Centers, she finally settled in Accelcare in early 2010. Dr. Davidoff is a member of the Urgent Care Association of America, and is on the Document Oversight Committee. She is a Board Member of the Urgent Care College of Physicians, where she also serves on the education committee and the fellowship committee. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, and has published multiple review articles and case reports in the Journal. She has lectured locally and nationally on urgent care topics and is considered an expert in the field of Urgent Care Medicine.
Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.
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