Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes - 1st Edition

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes

1st Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Authors: James Waddell
Imprint: Saunders

Description

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes, by Dr. James P. Waddell, helps you maximize clinical outcomes when addressing the challenges, complications, and treatment of patients with hip fractures. Match pre-operative assessment, surgical techniques, post-operative management, and more to the specific lifestyle factors of each patient in order to achieve optimal results. Apply state-of-the-art techniques and protocols with the visual help of operative videos as well as more than 500 surgical line drawings and photographs in print and online at www.expertconsult.com.

Key Features

  • See how to perform each technique step by step with operative videos and online access at www.expertconsult.com.
  • Review surgical techniques such as pinning, plating/intramedulary devices, and total hip replacement implants, and get a greater understanding of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism prevention.
  • Brush up on related topics including epidemiology, osteoporosis, co-morbidities, evidence-based post-op, and rehabilitation protocols.
  • Get the advice of expert contributors worldwide who detail best practices in prophylaxis, surgical technique, and rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

Section I Introduction

  1. Epidemiology/Population Studies: Scope of the Problem
  2. Section II Preoperative Assessment of the Hip Fracture Patient

  3. Skeletal Assessment of Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  4. General Assessment and Optimization for Surgery
  5. Section III Anaesthesia and Pain Management

  6. Regional vs. General Anaesthesia for Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  7. Improving Pain Management and Patient Outcomes Associated with Proximal Femur Fractures
  8. Section IV Surgery

  9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Reduction and Fixation
  10. Femoral Neck Fractures: Arthroplasty
  11. Combined Fractures of the Hip and Femoral Shaft

    9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Treatment of Nonunion

 

 

Section V Intertrochanteric Fractures

  1. Trochanteric Fractures: Sliding Hip Screw
  2. Trochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Devices
  3. Complications in Trochanteric Fractures
  4. Section VI Subtrochanteric Fractures

  5. subtrochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Fixation
  6. Subtrochanteric Fractures: Plate Fixation

Section VII Postoperative Management

  1. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thromboembolism: Prevention and Treatment in Hip Fracture Patients
  2. Investigation and Management of Postoperative Delirium

  1. Rehabilitation: Improving Outcomes for Patients Following Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  2. Preventing the Second Hip Fracture: Addressing Osteoporosis in Hip Fracture Patients
  3. Section VIII Analysis

  4. Best Surgical Practices
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Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437736311
eBook ISBN:
9780323315357

About the Author

James Waddell

Affiliations and Expertise

A. J. Latner Professor and Chairman, Orthopaedic Division, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada