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:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455737345
Electronic ISBN:
9780323245579
Print ISBN:
9781437722291

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