Skeletal Trauma 2-Volume Set and Green: Skeletal Trauma in Children

4th Edition

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  • Bruce Browner
  • Jesse Jupiter
  • Alan Levine
  • Peter Trafton
  • Neil Green
  • Christian Krettek
    • Print ISBN 9781416048398

    Key Features

    • Two volumes on adult trauma deliver complete, absolutely current coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and associated complications, equipping you to confidently approach every form of adult traumatic injury.
    • A third volume on pediatric trauma, edited by Drs. Green and Swiontkowski, covers all types of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries in children and adolescents with expert, up-to the-minute discussions of growth and development, pathology, epidemiology, biomechanics, operative management, complications, child abuse, sports medicine, and more.

    Table of Contents

    Browner, Jupiter, Levine, Trafton: SKELETAL TRAUMA


    Section I: General Principles (Section Editor: Bruce D. Browner)

    Chapter 1: The History of Fracture Treatment, Christopher L. Colton, David Selikson

    Chapter 2: The Biology and Enhancement of Skeletal Repair, Thomas A. Einhorn, Sanjeev Kakar
    Robert K. Schenk

    Chapter 3: Biomechanics of Fractures, John A. Hipp, Wilson C. Hayes

    Chapter 4: Principles of Internal Fixation, Joseph DeAngelis, Bruce D. Browner, Andrew E. Caputo, Jeffrey W. Mast, Michael W. Mendes

    Chapter 5: Locking Plates: Development, Biomechanics & Clinical Application (New Chapter), Michael Wagner, Roby Frigg

    Chapter 6: Evaluation and Treatment of the Multiple-Trauma Patient in the Field and Hospital, Robert T. Brautigam, Ken Robinson, Rick Sheppard, Lenworth M. Jacobs, David L. Ciraulo

    Chapter 7: Damage Control Orthopaedics, Michael J. Bosse, James F. Kellam

    Chapter 8: Disaster Management (New Chapter), Christopher Born, Ryan Calfee

    Chapter 9: Occupational Hazards in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma (New Chapter)

    Section 1: Optimal and Safe Use of C-arms, Peter Mas

    Section 2: Avoidance of Blood Borne Infections, Brian Cooper, Susan MacArthur

    Chapter 10: Pharmacologic Management of the Orthopaedic Traumatic Patient, Rich Gannon

    Section 1: Pain Management, Rich Gannon

    Section 2: Antiobiotics, Joe Kuit, Dave Nicolau

    Section 3: Anticoagulation, Elizabeth Udeh

    Section 4: Drug & Alcohol Withdrawal, George Perdrizet

    Chapter 11: The Principles and Complications of External Fixation, Stuart A. Green, Andrew N. Pollak, Bruce H. Ziran

    Chapter 12: Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injuries, David V. Feliciano

    Chapter 13: Compartment Syndromes, Bruce C. Twaddle, Annunziato Amendola

    Chapter 14: Fractures with Soft Tissue Injuries, Michael S. Sirkin, Frank Liporace



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    About the authors

    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

    Jesse Jupiter

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Orthopedic Hand Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Hansjörg Wyss/AO Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Alan Levine

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Division Head, Cancer Institute, LifeBridge Health, Baltimore, MD

    Peter Trafton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor/Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University School of Medicine; Surgeon-in-Charge, Orthopaedic Trauma, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

    Neil Green

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Head of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

    Christian Krettek

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Director, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Trauma Department, Hannover, Germany