Episode 3 – Maxillofacial Trauma in the Emergency Department

Welcome back to another episode of EMplify, the podcast corollary to EB Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Practice. This month, we’ll be talking “Maxillofacial Trauma in the Emergency Department.”

This episode’s content was curated by Drs. Devjani Das, MD, RDMS, FACEP, and Lea Salazar, MD. Both of Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Northwell Health-Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY. Don’t miss it!

Overview on Maxillofacial Trauma
Epidemiology of Maxillofacial Trauma
Fracture Types:
Nasal bone fractures
Mandibular fractures
Orbital fractures
Zygomatic fractures
Maxillary fractures or Le Fort fractures
Le Fort 1 fractures or horizontal fractures
Le fort 2 fractures or pyramidal fractures
Le Fort 3 fractures or transverse fractures
Frontal bone fractures
Prehospital Care
Initial ED Evaluation and Management
10 Steps of the Physical Exam
Diagnostic Testing, Treatment, and Disposition
Imaging Specific to Each Injury
Management of Each Injury
Special Populations
Controversies and Cutting-Edge A
Quick Rundown of the Key Take-Home Points

Links and Resources:

Maxillofacial Trauma: Managing Potentially Dangerous and Disfiguring Complex Injuries – https://www.ebmedicine.net/topics.php?paction=showTopic&topic_id=538
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine – http://medicine.hofstra.edu/
Northwell Health-Staten Island University – https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/locations/staten-island-university-hospital
Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine – http://www.clinicaldecisionmaking.com/
EMplify Twitter Account – @ebmedicine
Email: emplify@ebmedicine.net

Last Updated on January 25, 2023

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