Pediatric Orthopaedic Secrets

3rd Edition


  • Print ISBN 9781416029571

Key Features

  • Provides well-rounded coverage of orthopedic issues, including growth and development · integrating a child with a disability into society · physeal injuries · child abuse · youth sports and related injuries · and more.
  • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips for the authors.

Table of Contents

I. Introductory Principles

1. Growth and Development, Benjamin Alman, MD

2. Etiology of Orthopedic Disorders, James G. Gamble, MD, PhD

II. Evaluation

3. The Sick Child, Ryan C. Goodwin, MD

4. Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain, David D. Sherry, MD

5. Diagnostic Imaging, Maya E. Pring, MD, and Dennis R. Wenger, MD

6. Gait Analysis, Lori Karol, MD

III. Management

7. Philosophy of Care, James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC

8. Physician-Parent Relationship, James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC

9. Integrating the Child with a Disability into Society, Mary Williams Clark, MD

10. Anesthesia, Inge Falk van Rooyen, MBChB, FRCA

11. Postoperative Management, David D. Aronsson, MD, Nathan K. Endres, MD, and Ryan M. Putnam, MD

12. Casts, Alfred D. Grant, MD, and Amir M. Atif, MD

13. Orthoses (Braces and Splints), John R. Fisk, MD, and Terry J. Supan, CPO

14. Physical and Occupational Therapy, S. K. DeMuth, DPT, and Hugh G. Watts, MD

15. Shoes for Children, Lynn T. Staheli, MD

16. Joint Aspiration, Ken N. Kuo, MD

17. Prevention of Injury. Severino R. Bautista, Jr., MD, and John M. Flynn, MD

IV. Acute Problems

18. Evaluation of the Injured Child, Severino R. Bautista, Jr., MD, and John M. Flynn, MD

19. Child versus Adult Trauma: Management Principles, R. Jay Cummings, MD, and Kevin M. Neal, MD

20. Physeal Injuries, Hamlet A. Peterson, MD

21. Pitfalls in Trauma, Randall T. Loder, MD

22. Child Abuse, William L. Oppenheim, MD, and Richard E. Bowen, MD

23. Polytrauma, David Skaggs, MD

24. Foot and Ankle Trauma in Children, William Puffinbarger, MD, and J. Andy Sullivan, MD

25. Knee Injuries, Kit M. Song, MD

26. Tibial Injuries, Kit M. Song, MD

27. Femur Fractures, Wesley Bevan, MBChB, FRACS, and Deborah Stanitski, MD


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About the authors

Lynn Staheli

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthopedics, Department of Orthopedics, University of Washington, Consulting Orthopedist, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Kit Song

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Director of Orthopedic Surgery, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA