Fracture Management for Primary Care / Edition 2

Fracture Management for Primary Care / Edition 2

by M. Patrice Eiff, Walter L. Calmbach, Robert L. Hatch, Robert L. Hatch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 072169344X

ISBN-13: 9780721693446

Pub. Date: 11/14/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's the guidance needed to evaluate and treat common fractures and to identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. A consistent format provides detailed coverage of each fracture's anatomic considerations, clinical symptoms and signs, radiographic findings, indications for orthopedic referral, strategies for management, and more.

Overview

Here's the guidance needed to evaluate and treat common fractures and to identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. A consistent format provides detailed coverage of each fracture's anatomic considerations, clinical symptoms and signs, radiographic findings, indications for orthopedic referral, strategies for management, and more.

• Includes one-page management tables that summarize pertinent aspects of diagnosis and treatment.
• Detailed, step-by-step descriptions present selected closed reduction techniques for some displaced fractures.
• Uses schematic illustrations to portray important anatomic relationships of bones and joints.

• Includes two new chapters, Facial and Skull Fractures (Ch. 18) and Rib Fractures (Ch. 17).
• New Pediatric Considerations sections for each fracture cover special considerations for pediatric fractures.
• New Return to Work or Sports sections for each fracture give practical advice for getting patients back to full activity after an injury.
• Expands coverage of joint dislocations, including reduction techniques.
• Increased material on stress fractures of the pelvis, rib, ulna and calcaneous.
• Provides many new radiographs and line drawings.

Spanish version of 1st edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-431-X

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721693446
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/14/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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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