Traumatic Foot and Ankle Injuries Related to Recent International Conflicts, An Issue of Foot and Ankle Clinics


  • Eric Bluman, MD, PhD, Brigham Foot and Ankle Center, Boston, MA
  • James Ficke, MD

Articles in this issue include: Epidemiology of Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Global War on Terror; Biomechanics of Projectile and Blast Injuries; Debridement and Cleansing of Traumatic Foot and Ankle Wounds Sustained in Theater; The Use of Tourniquets in the Modern Combat Environment; Unique Issues Related to Fasciotomies in the Combat Environment; The Mangled Foot and Leg: Salvage vs. Amputation; Strategies for Managing Massive Defects of the Foot and Ankle in High Energy;  Combat Injuries of the Lower Extremity; Strategies for Managing Soft Tissue Defects of the Combat Injured Foot and Ankle; Revascularization of the Ischemic Foot and Ankle War Injury; The Center for the Intrepid: Model for Rehabilitation Centers of Excellence in the 21st Century; Rehabilitation of the War Injured Foot and Ankle; Recent Advances in Lower Extremity Amputations and Prosthetics; Unique Issues and Complications of Foot and Ankle Injuries Secondary to Warfare.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1820-1