Field Guide to Fracture Management

Field Guide to Fracture Management

by Richard Birrer, Robert L. Kalb
     
 

ISBN-10: 078173536X

ISBN-13: 9780781735360

Pub. Date: 10/08/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Organized by body region and fracture type, this practical resource covers the full spectrum of topics related to effective fracture management—from essential clinical guidance on casting and splinting techniques and handling complications to chapters on training, case selection, and insurance issues.

Clear a path to effective fracture management!

Overview

Organized by body region and fracture type, this practical resource covers the full spectrum of topics related to effective fracture management—from essential clinical guidance on casting and splinting techniques and handling complications to chapters on training, case selection, and insurance issues.

Clear a path to effective fracture management!

  • Standardized chapter format includes a "how-to" outline to help you locate key facts easily.
  • Useful illustrations, tables, and figures offer vital visual guidance in the effective treatment of simple and complex fractures.
  • Practical, how-to approach shows you what works, what doesn't, and why.
  • Pediatric content assists the family practitioner in treating childhood fractures.
  • Tips on avoiding pitfalls help you optimize results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781735360
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/08/2004
Series:
Field Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
161
Product dimensions:
4.42(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents


  1. Introduction to Office Fracture Management
  2. Equipment Needed
  3. Terms and definitions
  4. Spine
  5. Pelvis
  6. Femur
  7. Patella
  8. Fibula
  9. Tibia
  10. Ankle
  11. Foot
  12. Clavicle
  13. Scapula
  14. Humerus
  15. Elbow
  16. Ulna
  17. Wrist and Hand
  18. Fractures in Children
  19. Casting and Complications
  20. References

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