Handbook of Splinting and Casting

1st Edition

Mobile Medicine Series


  • Stephen Thompson
  • Dan Zlotolow
  • Key Features

    • Stabilize any break or injury at the point of care by referring to this portable, pocket-sized reference.
    • Perform each procedure flawlessly by following nearly 500 step-by-step illustrations and concise accompanying instructions.
    • Get all the guidance you need with complete sections on Orthopaedic Analgesia, Reduction Maneuvers, Splints and Casts, and Traction Maneuvers.

    Table of Contents

    PART I: Analgesia

    1. Basic Principles of Analgesia

    2. Hematoma Block

    3. Elbow Block

    4. Wrist Block

    5. Digital Block

    6. Ankle Block

    7. Intra-articular Ankle Block

    PART 2: Reduction Maneuvers

    8. Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers

    9. Shoulder and Elbow Reduction

    10. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction

    11. Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction

    PART 3: Splints and Casts

    12. Basics of Splinting and Casting

    13. Upper Extremity Splints and Casts

    14. Lower Extremity Splints and Casts

    PART 4: Traction Maneuvers

    15. Femoral Skeletal Traction

    16. Tibial Skeletal Traction

    17. Calcaneal Skeletal Traction

    18. Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs


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    © 2012
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    About the editors

    Stephen Thompson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Cooperating Associate Professor of Sports Medicine, University of Maine, Medical Director, EMMC Sports Health, Deputy Editor, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Eastern Maine Medical Center Bangor, Maine; Cofounder and Codirector, Miller Review Course Part II, Denver , Colorado

    Dan Zlotolow

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Temple University School of Medicine, Shriners Hospital for Children of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania