Emergency Management of Hand Injuries

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This compact yet comprehensive handbook will allow emergency staff to investigate and treat hand injuries with confidence, and just as importantly, to see at a glance which patients should be referred immediately to a specialist hand surgeon. Written in a concise and accessible style, it is illustrated throughout with clear and informative diagrams.

Topics incl. soft tissue injuries, tendon & nerves, injuries to bones & joints, various infection risks, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192628237
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine Series , #17
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.37 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3
2 Abbreviations 5
3 Anatomy 7
4 Assessment 23
5 Surgery, splints, and dressings 33
6 Local anaesthetic techniques 39
7 Nail bed injuries 49
8 Gamekeeper's thumb 52
9 Glass injuries 55
10 Simple lacerations 57
11 Major lacerations and crush injuries 59
12 Ring avulsion injury 61
13 High-pressure injection injuries 63
14 Thermal burns 65
15 Chemical burns 68
16 Electrical burns 70
17 Frostbit 72
18 Skin loss 74
19 Fingertip injuries 76
20 Amputations (replants) 79
21 Foreign body in fingertip 81
22 Flexor tendons 85
23 Extensor tendons 1 - mallet finger 87
24 Extensor tendons 2 - boutonniere deformity 89
25 Extensor tendons 3 - MPJs 91
26 Extensor tendons 4 - hand and wrist 93
27 Nerve injuries 95
28 Fall on outstretched hand 99
29 Scaphoid fracture 101
30 Intercarpal ligament disruption: lunate dislocation and scapho-lunate dissociation 104
31 Bennett's fracture 108
32 Metacarpal shaft/base fractures 110
33 Fractured neck of fifth metacarpal 113
34 Phalangeal fractures 115
35 Interphalangeal joint dislocation 118
36 Swollen PIP joint (volar plate injury) 120
37 Epiphyseal injuries in children 122
38 Paronychia 127
39 Pulp space infection 129
40 Cellulitis 131
41 Bite wounds 133
42 Purulent tenosynovitis 135
43 Septic arthritis 137
44 Web space abscess 139
45 Palmar space infections 141
46 Preparation for referral or patient transfer 147
Index 151
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