Anatomy

Fractures of the pelvis for medico legal information

Fractures of the pelvis

Fractures of the pelvis consist of a break of the pelvic ring and carry a high risk for significant complications and even death. Because of the high energy needed, pelvic fractures may occur concomitantly with other injuries requiring immediate emergency care to prevent or address serious bleedings and further damage to internal organs. Although more common in …

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Anatomy of finger fracture for medico legal information

Finger fractures are not insignificant injuries

Our hands are the best tool we have, being partially responsible for the superior evolutionary status we humans have achieved. This was driven by the ability of hominids to acquire the throwing and clubbing grip provided by anatomical remodelling of the hand and specifically with thumb opposition. We use our hands for countless daily activities, in labour and …

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