Key Features

  • New edition of this popular and highly respected book.

  • Practical, step-by-step guide to fracture assessment and management.

  • Contains discussion of traditional conservative techniques for managing fractures.

  • Combines clear line diagrams, drawn by the author, with lucid, concise text in logical sequence.

Table of Contents

SECTION A: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Pathology and healing of fractures

The diagnosis of fractures and principles of treatment

Closed reduction and casting techniques in fracture management

Open fractures: internal fixation

Factors affecting healing; complications; pathological fractures

SECTION B: REGIONAL INJURIES

The shoulder girdle and humerus

Injuries about the elbow

Injuries to the forearm bones

The wrist and hand

The spine

The pelvis, hip and femoral neck

Fractures of the femur and injuries about the knee

Fractures of the tibia

Injuries about the ankle

Foot injuries

The fracture clinic

References

Details

No. of pages:
468
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443068768
Electronic ISBN:
9780702057991