Hand Secrets / Edition 3

Hand Secrets / Edition 3

by Peter J. L. Jebson, Morton L. Kasdan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560536233

ISBN-13: 9781560536239

Pub. Date: 04/07/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in hand surgery help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. Readers will still find

Overview

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in hand surgery help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. Readers will still find all of the features they rely on the Secret Series® for—a question- and -answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise, in practice or while preparing for the hand surgery boards, this 3rd Edition has the answers—in print and online.

• Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
• Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts.
• Covers all of today's most common conditions and their treatment.

• Presents a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice.
• Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
• Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes.
• Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560536239
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

1.Hand and Wrist Anatomy1
2.Biomechanics of the Hand and Wrist7
3.Physical Examination of the Hand13
4.Neurologic Evaluation of the Upper Extremity19
5.Anesthesia23
6.Diagnostic Imaging of the Wrist and Hand29
7.Osteoarthritis45
8.Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand53
9.Other Arthritides67
10.Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis71
11.Infections77
12.Extravasation, Foreign Bodies, and High-Pressure Injection Injuries81
13.Frostbite87
14.Burns91
15.Compartment Syndrome95
16.Dupuytren's Contracture99
17.Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, and Traumatic Brain Injury103
18.Regional Pain Syndromes109
19.Kienbock's Disease113
20.Wrist Arthroscopy119
21.Distal Radius Injuries125
22.Distal Radioulnar Joint137
23.Carpal Fractures and Instability143
24.Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures155
25.Joint Dislocations and Ligament Injuries167
26.Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty of the Hand and Wrist175
27.Wrist Pain183
28.Flexor Tendon Injuries193
29.Extensor Tendon Injuries201
30.Nailbed and Fingertip Injuries209
31.Soft Tissue Coverage of the Hand217
32.Skin Flaps of the Upper Extremity221
33.Electrodiagnostic Testing229
34.Compression Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity235
35.Peripheral Nerve Injury241
36.Tendon Transfers251
37.Vascular Disorders257
38.Microvascular Surgery263
39.Replanation269
40.Amputations and Prosthetics275
41.Bone Tumors of the Hand and Wrist281
42.Soft Tissue Turnors287
43.Congenital Hand Anomalies291
44.Upper Extremity Occupational Injuries and Illness301
45.Hand Therapy307
Index315

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