Hand Secrets / Edition 3

Hand Secrets / Edition 3

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

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… See more details below

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.

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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

1Hand and Wrist Anatomy1
2Biomechanics of the Hand and Wrist7
3Physical Examination of the Hand13
4Neurologic Evaluation of the Upper Extremity19
5Anesthesia23
6Diagnostic Imaging of the Wrist and Hand29
7Osteoarthritis45
8Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand53
9Other Arthritides67
10Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis71
11Infections77
12Extravasation, Foreign Bodies and High-Pressure Injection Injuries81
13Frostbite87
14Burns91
15Compartment Syndrome95
16Dupuytren's Contracture99
17Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, and Traumatic Brain Injury103
18Regional Pain Syndromes109
19Kienbock's Disease113
20Wrist Arthroscopy119
21Distal Radius Injuries125
22Distal Radioulnar Joint137
23Carpal Fractures and Instability143
24Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures155
25Joint Dislocations and Ligament Injuries167
26Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty of the Hand and Wrist175
27Wrist Pain183
28Flexor Tendon Injuries193
29Extensor Tendon Injuries201
30Nailbed and Fingertip Injuries209
31Soft Tissue Coverage of the Hand217
32Skin Flaps of the Upper Extremity221
33Electrodiagnostic Testing229
34Compression Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity235
35Peripheral Nerve Injury241
36Tendon Transfers251
37Vascular Disorders257
38Microvascular Surgery263
39Replantation269
40Amputations and Prosthetics275
41Bone Tumors of the Hand and Wrist281
42Soft Tissue Tumors287
43Congenital Hand Anomalies291
44Upper Extremity Occupational Injuries and Illness301
45Hand Therapy307
Index315

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