Handbook of Fractures / Edition 3

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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071443777
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/31/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 4.70 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

John A. Elstrom, MD

Associate Professor

University of Illinois

Chicago, IL

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Table of Contents

Handbook of Fractures1. Clinical Evaluation2. Methods of Fixation3. Nonoperative Techniques4. Anesthetic Techniques5. Radiologic Evaluation6. Fracture Healing and Bone Grafting7. Injuries of the Glenohumeral Joint8. Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle and Scapula9. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft10. Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow11. Injuries of the Forearm12. Fractures of the Distal Radius and Distal Radioulnar Joint Injuries13. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist14. Fractures and Dislocations of the Metacarpals and Phalanges15. Fractures and Dislocations of the Spine16. Fractures and Dislocations of the Pelvic Ring and Acetaulum17. Intracapsular Fractures of the Proximal Femur18. Intertrochanteric Fractures19. Fractures of the Femoral Shaft20. Injuries about the Knee21. Fractures of the Tibial Shaft22. Fractures and Dislocations of the Ankle23. Foot Injuries

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