Fracture Management for Primary Care: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 3by M. Patrice Eiff, Robert L. Hatch
Pub. Date: 09/30/2011
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Fracture Management for Primary Care provides the guidance you need to evaluate and treat common fractures, as well as identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. Drs. M. Patrice Eiff and Robert Hatch emphasize the current best guidelines for imaging and treating fractures so that you can make accurate identifications and select appropriate
Fracture Management for Primary Care provides the guidance you need to evaluate and treat common fractures, as well as identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. Drs. M. Patrice Eiff and Robert Hatch emphasize the current best guidelines for imaging and treating fractures so that you can make accurate identifications and select appropriate treatment. Detailed descriptions and illustrations combined with evidence-based coverage give you the confidence you need to make the right decisions. Online access to procedural videos and patient handouts at expertconsult.com make this quick, practical resource even more convenient for primary care clinicians who manage fractures.
• Access the information you need, the way you need it with a template format for presenting each type of fracture.
• Diagnose fractures accurately with the many high-quality images.
• Clearly see the anatomic relationships of bones and joints through schematic illustrations.
• Reference key information quickly and easily thanks to one-page management tables that summarize pertinent aspects of diagnosis and treatment.
• Treat displaced fractures using detailed, step-by-step descriptions of the most common reduction techniques.
• Access the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, along with video clips of reduction maneuvers and downloadable patient education and rehabilitation instruction handouts.
• Accurately identify fractures using optimal imaging guidelines.
• Apply splints and casts with confidence thanks to detailed descriptions and illustrations of technique.
• Tap into the latest best practices through more evidence-based coverage and updated references.
• Effectively manage emergency situations using guidelines for emergent referral, greater detail regarding methods for closed reductions for fractures and dislocations, and more.
Know how and when to treat fractures and when to refer your patients to a specialist
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Table of Contents
1 Fracture Management By Primary Care Providers 1
2 General Principles Of Fracture Care 5
3 Finger Fractures Ryan C. Petering 36
4 Metacarpal Fractures Charles W Webb 63
5 Carpal Fractures Ryan C. Petering 84
6 Radius And Ulna Fractures Adam Prawer 102
7 Elbow Fractures 130
8 Humerus Fractures 154
9 Clavicle And Scapula Fractures 175
10 Spine Fractures 187
11 Femurand Pelvis Fractures 214
12 Patellar, Tibial, And Fibular Fractures 234
13 Ankle Fractures 258
14 Calcaneus And Other Tarsal Fractures 276
15 Metatarsal Fractures Michael Seth Smith 299
16 Toe Fractures 319
17 Facial And Skull Fractures John Mafaty 327
18 Rib Fractures 341
Appendix (Casting And Splinting) Michael J. Petrizzi 346
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