Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma book cover

Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma

Audience
Trainee and consultant orthopaedic surgeons.

Hardbound, 560 Pages

Published: June 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06833-1

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
    Vibration White Finger

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