Steinman Pins…SMH

Note to self, Steinman pins shouldn’t impale your hand.

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To make a long story short. While helping a junior resident put in a femoral traction pin, it ended up going through my 2nd web space through and through. Thank goodness he didn’t have Hep C or HIV, and thank God it didn’t get one of my digital nerves or fracture my proximal phalanx. Ortho can be rough some times, lol.

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