Operational Medicine Medical Education and Training

Common Acute Traumatic Disorders of the Hand

This video was produced by the Biomedical Communications Center at Naval Medical Center San Diego in 1995.

Using graphic images and video, common acute traumatic disorders of the hand are presented and their immediate management discussed. Among these topics are:

  • Basic Anatomy
  • Flexor Tendon Laceration and Puncture Wound
  • Rugger Jersey Injury
  • Mallet Finger Injury
  • Dislocations and Fractures
  • Gamekeeper Injury
  • Digital Nerve / Extensor Tendon Laceration
  • Fight Bit Injury
  • Amputation

This video may be freely downloaded.

Video Runtime 30:00
94 MB wmv
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Lacerated Flexor Tendon
Lacerated Flexor Tendon


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