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Minor Injuries

A Clinical Guide

Now with a free instructional video demonstrating basic examination techniques, this second edition of Minor Injuries makes it much easier to learn procedures for assessing minor injuries. It is unique in linking the underlying anatomy to the examination processes that are part of the education of a practitioner, covering the commonly presenting injuries that, and explains how to handle them.

This text is essential for staff in accident and emergency units, minor injury units, walk-in centres and all areas where patients present with minor injuries.

Free video:

A 25-minute online video demonstrating 77 different examinations, makes them easy to understand, and covering:

The Neck and Upper Limbs

    • The Shoulder
    • The Elbow
    • The Forearm, Wrist and Hand

 The Back and Lower Limbs

    • The Hip
    • The Knee
    • The Ankle and Foot.

Active, resisted and passive movements are shown, testing the full range of movement.

Nurse practitioners; paramedics; physiotherapists; Accident and Emergency nurses; primary care nurses; staff in minor injuries clinics.

Paperback, 256 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10311-7


  • PART 1 General issues

    1 Clinical examination and the written record

    2 The injured child

    PART 2 Musculoskeletal injuries

    3 Basics of musculoskeletal injury and examination

    4 The neck and upper limbs

    5 The back and lower limbs

    PART 3 Other minor injuries

    6 Minor wounds and burns

    7 Minor head injuries

    8 The face





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