Fracture Management for Primary Care / Edition 2

Fracture Management for Primary Care / Edition 2

by M. Patrice Eiff
     
 

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ISBN-10: 072169344X

ISBN-13: 2900721693445

Pub. Date: 11/14/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This guide for family physicians tells how to evaluate and treat common fractures and how to identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. A consistent format provides detailed information on each fracture's anatomic considerations, clinical symptoms and signs, radiographic findings, indications for orthopedic referral, and strategies for

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This guide for family physicians tells how to evaluate and treat common fractures and how to identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. A consistent format provides detailed information on each fracture's anatomic considerations, clinical symptoms and signs, radiographic findings, indications for orthopedic referral, and strategies for management, plus X-ray images. Tables summarize diagnosis and treatment, and step-by-step descriptions present closed reduction techniques for displaced fractures. New to this edition are chapters on facial, skull, and rib fractures, and return to work or sports. Eiff teaches in the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900721693445
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/14/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fracture Management by Primary Care Providers

Chapter 2: General Principles of Fracture Care

Chapter 3: Finger Fractures

Chapter 4: Metacarpal Fractures

Chapter 5: Carpal Fractures

Chapter 6: Radius and Ulna Fractures

Chapter 7: Elbow Fractures

Chapter 8: Humerus Fractures

Chapter 9: Clavicle and Scapula Fractures

Chapter 10: Spine Fractures

Chapter 11: Femur and Pelvis Fractures

Chapter 12: Patellar, Tibial, and Fibular Fractures

Chapter 13: Ankle Fractures

Chapter 14: Calcaneus and Other Tarsal Fractures

Chapter 15: Metatarsal Fractures

Chapter 16: Toe Fractures

Chapter 17: Rib Fractures

Chapter 18: Facial and Skull Fractures

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