Essentials of Hand Surgery

Essentials of Hand Surgery

by John Gray Seiler
     
 

Essentials of Hand Surgery is a complete, authoritative, practical guide to the evaluation and treatment of hand problems, prepared by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. This convenient, portable manual provides all the essential information that surgeons and physicians need, including details on hand anatomy, thorough instructions for physical

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Essentials of Hand Surgery is a complete, authoritative, practical guide to the evaluation and treatment of hand problems, prepared by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. This convenient, portable manual provides all the essential information that surgeons and physicians need, including details on hand anatomy, thorough instructions for physical examination of the hand, and step-by-step guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of all disorders and injuries. Also included are chapters on emergency room assessment, operating room setup, and postoperative care. The text is written in an easy-to-follow style and illustrated with 172 drawings, photographs, and radiographs.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781735858
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Preface
1Embryology1
2Anatomy4
3History21
4Physical Examination of the Hand23
5History and Physical Examination of the Child49
6Anesthesia for Hand Surgery51
7Casting and Splinting57
8Distal Radius Fractures65
9Carpal Fractures71
10Acute Carpal Dislocations and Ligamentous Injuries81
11Chronic Carpal Instability86
12Carpal Metacarpal Fractures and Dislocations90
13Fractures and Dislocations of the Metacarpals and Phalanges99
14Soft-Tissue Injuries and Lacerations114
15Extensor Tendon Injuries118
16Flexor Tendon Injuries123
17Nerve Injuries128
18Arterial Injuries135
19Vascular Disorders139
20Dermatologic Disorders143
21Infections152
22Compartment Syndrome163
23Tumors167
24Arthritis174
25Tendonitis of the Wrist and Hand180
26Burns186
27High-Pressure Injection Injuries190
28Bites193
29Dupuytren's Disease203
30Congenital Anomalies207
31Amputations216
32Nail Bed and Fingertip Injuries220
33Foreign Bodies225
34Complex Regional Pain Syndromes229
35Clenched Fist Syndrome, Factitious Limb Edema, and Self-Inflicted Injury235
36Emergency Room Assessment237
37The Operating Room in Hand Surgery241
38Aftercare of the Injured and Operated Hand245
Suggested Readings251
App. 1: Key to Abbreviations252
App. 2: Anatomy: Summary253
App. 3Clinical Assessment Methods260
Subject Index265

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