Musculoskeletal Emergencies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437722291, 9780323245579

Musculoskeletal Emergencies

1st Edition

Authors: Bruce Browner Robert Fuller
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437722291
eBook ISBN: 9780323245579
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th September 2012
Page Count: 544

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Address emergency orthopaedics - both acute trauma and urgent general orthopaedic issues - at the point of care with the multidisciplinary guidance from experts in both trauma surgery and emergency medicine.
  • Easily navigate the information you need to make critical decisions related to diagnosis; options for initial therapeutic intervention; disposition planning; and follow up through a consistent, templated format designed for rapid reference.
  • Manage the full spectrum of traumatic musculoskeletal challenges, including infections, soft tissue injuries, and compartment syndrome, that you might encounter in a hospital emergency department, urgent care facility, or primary care setting.
  • Make the best decisions for every patient with unique coverage of both adult and pediatric injuries.
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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

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Details

No. of pages:
544
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323245579
eBook ISBN:
9781455737345
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437722291

About the Author

Bruce Browner

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine; Overseas Coordinator, Tanzania Trauma System Project, Durham, North Carolina

Robert Fuller

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine University of Connecticut School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Clinical Chief of Service John Dempsey Hospital Farmington, Connecticut USA