Skeletal Trauma - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437721706

Skeletal Trauma

4th Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print, 2-Volume Set

eBook ISBN: 9781437721706
Imprint: Saunders


Obtain the best outcomes from the latest techniques with help from a "who's who" of orthopaedic trauma experts! In print and online, you'll find the in-depth knowledge you need to manage any type of traumatic injury in adults. Major updates keep you up to speed on current trends such as the management of osteoporotic and fragility fractures, locked plating technology, post-traumatic reconstruction, biology of fracture repair, biomechanics of fractures and fixation, disaster management, occupational hazards of radiation and blood-borne infection, effective use of orthotics, and more. A DVD of operative video clips shows you how to perform 25 key procedures step by step. A new, full-color page layout makes it easier to locate the answers you need quickly. And now, for the first time, you can access the complete contents online, for enhanced ease and speed of reference!

Key Features

  • Complete, absolutely current coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and associated complications equips you to confidently approach every form of traumatic injury.

Table of Contents


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, 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, Christopher Born, Ryan Calfee

Chapter 9: Occupational Hazards in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma

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

Chapter 15: Soft Tissue Coverage, Randy Sherman

Chapter 16: Gunshot Wounds to the Musculoskele


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