Musculoskeletal Emergencies

By

  • Bruce Browner, MD, MHCM, FACS, Adjunct Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine; Overseas Coordinator, Tanzania Trauma System Project, Durham, North Carolina
  • Robert Fuller, MD, FACEP, Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine University of Connecticut School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Clinical Chief of Service John Dempsey Hospital Farmington, Connecticut USA

Equip yourself with all the guidance you need to diagnose, stabilize and provide the initial management of MSK emergencies as effectively as possible. Optimize patient’s disposition ranging from emergency department discharge to the operating room. A leading orthopaedic trauma surgeon and a respected emergency physician bridge the gap between these specialties to help you give these patients the best chances of favorable outcomes.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2229-1


Table of Contents

Part I: General Principles

1

General Principles of Initial Care

2

Radiographic Imaging

 

3

Infections involving the Musculoskeletal system

 

4

Anlelgesia, Conscious Sedation, Regional Blocks, and Anesthesia

 5

Multiple Trauma

 

6

Perioperative Assessment

 7

Pregnancy

Part II: Specific Anatomic Regions

Section 1:Upper Extremity

 

 8

Spine

9

Shoulder

10

Elbow and Distal Humerus

11

Wrist and Forearm

 

 12

Hand and Digits

Section 2: Lower Extremity

13

Hip and Thigh

14

Distal Femur, Knee, Patella

 15

Leg and Ankle

 16

Foot

Section 3: Central Skeletal Axis Injuries

17

Pelvis

 

Part III: Pediatrics

18

Introduction to Pediatric Trauma

 

19

Pediatric Pathologic Fractures

20

Pediatric Shoulder and Humeral Shaft

21

Pediatric Elbow

22

Pediatric Forearm and Distal Radius/Ulna Fractures

Part III: Pediatrics

 

22

Pediatric Forearm and Distal Radius/Ulna Fractures

23

Pediatric Hand

24

Pediatric Cervical Spine Fractures

25

Pediatric Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures

26

Pediatric Fractures of the Pelvis and Acetabulum

27

Pediatric Fracture of the Dislocations of the Hip

28

Pediatric Femur

29

Fractures of the Pediatric Knee

 

30

Pediatric Tibia/Fibular Shaft and Ankle Fractures

31

Pediatric Foot

 

Appendix: Legal and Administrative Issues