Handbook of Splinting and Casting

Mobile Medicine Series

By

  • Stephen Thompson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME
  • Dan Zlotolow, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Temple University School of Medicine, Shriners Hospital for Children of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Handbook of Splinting and Casting, by Drs. Stephen R. Thompson and Dan A. Zlotolow, gives you practical, portable, step-by-step instructions on the most common techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management. Find all you need to know about the latest splinting and casting practices, analgesia procedures, reduction maneuvers, and more, quickly and easily. The highly templated format with hundreds of illustrations and photographs outlines the steps you must follow to perform each technique properly. Part of the popular Mobile Medicine Series, this pocket-sized reference is ideal for any point-of-care health professional.
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Audience

Orthopaedics, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Sports Medicine; PAs, Nurses, Occupational Therapists

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07802-3


Table of Contents

PART I: Analgesia

1. Basic Principles of Analgesia

2. Hematoma Block

3. Elbow Block

4. Wrist Block

5. Digital Block

6. Ankle Block

7. Intra-articular Ankle Block

PART 2: Reduction Maneuvers

8. Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers

9. Shoulder and Elbow Reduction

10. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction

11. Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction

PART 3: Splints and Casts

12. Basics of Splinting and Casting

13. Upper Extremity Splints and Casts

14. Lower Extremity Splints and Casts

PART 4: Traction Maneuvers

15. Femoral Skeletal Traction

16. Tibial Skeletal Traction

17. Calcaneal Skeletal Traction

18. Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs