Handbook of Fractures / Edition 3

Handbook of Fractures / Edition 3

by John Elstrom, Walter Virkus, Arsen Pankovich, Arsen M. Pankovich
     
 

Written by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classify, and, most importantly, manage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice. Organized by anatomic region and packed with high-quality line drawings and x-rays illustrating diagnostic and management procedures,

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Overview

Written by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classify, and, most importantly, manage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice. Organized by anatomic region and packed with high-quality line drawings and x-rays illustrating diagnostic and management procedures, this invaluable guide covers:

  • Anatomy surrounding the fracture
  • Diagnosis with physical and radiographic findings
  • Differentiation of mechanisms of injury
  • Fracture classification
  • Indications for operative treatment
  • Description of potential surgical options
  • Expected outcome
  • Management of late complications
  • Summaries and reflections

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071443777
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
501,129
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

Handbook of Fractures
1. Clinical Evaluation
2. Methods of Fixation
3. Nonoperative Techniques
4. Anesthetic Techniques
5. Radiologic Evaluation
6. Fracture Healing and Bone Grafting
7. Injuries of the Glenohumeral Joint
8. Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle and Scapula
9. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft
10. Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow
11. Injuries of the Forearm
12. Fractures of the Distal Radius and Distal Radioulnar Joint Injuries
13. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist
14. Fractures and Dislocations of the Metacarpals and Phalanges
15. Fractures and Dislocations of the Spine
16. Fractures and Dislocations of the Pelvic Ring and Acetaulum
17. Intracapsular Fractures of the Proximal Femur
18. Intertrochanteric Fractures
19. Fractures of the Femoral Shaft
20. Injuries about the Knee
21. Fractures of the Tibial Shaft
22. Fractures and Dislocations of the Ankle
23. Foot Injuries

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