Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma

By

  • Michael Foy, BM, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK
  • Phillip Fagg, MB, BS, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK

Audience

Trainee and consultant orthopaedic surgeons.

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06833-1


Table of Contents

SECTION 1
Medicolegal Practice

The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Viewpoint
The Legal Viewpoint
Recent Developments in the Law and their Effect on Practice
The Othopaedic Surgeon in Court

SECTION II
Results Following Upper Limb Fractures

The Shoulder
The Humerus
The Elbow
The Forearm
The Wrist
Hand Injuries

SECTION III
Results Following Lower Limb Fractures

The Hip
The Femoral Shaft Fractures
The Knee
The Tibia and Fibula
The Ankle
The Foot, Including Calcineal Fractures

SECTION IV
Results following Fractures of the Axial Skeleton

The Pelvis
The Cervical Spine
The Thoracolumbar Spine : Assessment
Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries
Head Injury

SECTION V
Miscellaneous Topics
Repetitive Strain Injury
Soft Tissue Injuries, Including Burns
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
The Psychological Effects of Trauma
Post-Traumatic Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Recognised Arm Conditions and Work
Radiology in Medicolegal Practice
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