Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults [NOOK Book]

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In its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults offers a complete print and multimedia package: the established "gold-standard" two-volume reference on fractures and access to an integrated content website. More than 80 of the world's foremost authorities provide comprehensive coverage of all bone and joint injuries, thoroughly discuss alternative methods for treating each injury, and present their own preferred methods. This edition has 33 new contributors and new ...
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Overview

In its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults offers a complete print and multimedia package: the established "gold-standard" two-volume reference on fractures and access to an integrated content website. More than 80 of the world's foremost authorities provide comprehensive coverage of all bone and joint injuries, thoroughly discuss alternative methods for treating each injury, and present their own preferred methods. This edition has 33 new contributors and new chapters on principles of nerve injury and complex regional pain syndrome; psychological aspects of trauma; gunshot and wartime injuries; principles of mangled extremity management; amputations; limb salvage reconstruction; principles of post-traumatic infections; principles of nonunions; and principles of malunions.

Established worldwide as the "gold-standard" two-volume reference on fractures, Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Sixth Edition. More than 80 of the world's foremost authorities provide comprehensive coverage of all bone and joint injuries, thoroughly discuss alternative methods for treating each injury, and present their own preferred methods. This edition has a new co-editor--Charles Court-Brown of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh--and a more international group of contributors. The improved art program features 4,500 illustrations, most of which are new. Pearls and pitfalls have been added to the authors' preferred method presentations, and coverage of complications has been expanded. Two CD-ROMs showing surgical exposures accompany the two-volume set.

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Reviewer: Riad Barmada, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This comprehensive publication on fractures management and related basic sciences contains updated information and new topics not addressed in previous editions, such as biomechanics, fractures classification, nonoperative treatment, penetrating injuries, and others.
Purpose: The purpose is to address topics not included in previous editions and provide updated information on fractures management in a comprehensive reference publication.
Audience: The intended audience includes orthopedic surgeons, residents, and other physicians and healthcare professionals involved or interested in management of fractures and trauma in general.
Features: The book is divided into four sections according to anatomical regions, first general principles then upper extremities, lower extremities and spines. Topics are presented in an organized and methodical manner with surgical anatomy, descriptions of fractures, multiple options for management, indications for surgical intervention, and authors' preferred treatment.
Assessment: Previous editions fo this book were considered by many as among the best references on fracture management and have been used frequently by practitioners and residents. This 5th edition includes several new topics related to trauma and updates on new advances in management. It will remain as an important reference for orthopedists and residents.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451161441
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/29/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 2296
  • File size: 77 MB
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Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Preface to the First Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
Sect. I General Principles 1
1 Biomechanics of Fractures and Fixation 3
2 Classification of Fractures 37
3 The Multiply Injured Patient with Musculoskeletal Injuries 47
4 Anesthetic Care of the Trauma Patient 85
5 Nonoperative Fracture Treatment 113
6 Principles of Internal Fixation 181
7 Principles of External Fixation 231
8 Bone and Joint Healing 245
9 Tendon, Ligament, Meniscus, and Skeletal Muscle Healing 273
10 Open Fractures 285
11 Vascular Injuries and Compartment Syndromes 319
12 Penetrating Trauma 353
13 Traumatic Amputations 391
14 Bone and Soft Tissue Reconstruction 415
15 Complications 463
16 Pathologic Fractures 557
17 Periprosthetic Fractures 585
Sect. II Upper Extremity 653
18 Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand 655
19 Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist 749
20 Fractures of the Distal Radius 815
21 Fractures of the Shafts of the Radius and Ulna 869
22 Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow 921
23 Fractures of the Distal Humerus 953
24 Fractures of the Shaft of the Humerus 973
25 Fractures of the Proximal Humerus 997
26 Fractures of the Clavicle 1041
27 Fractures of the Scapula 1079
28 Subluxations and Dislocations About the Glenohumeral Joint 1109
29 Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries 1209
30 Injuries to the Sternoclavicular Joint 1245
Sect. III Spine 1293
31 Principles of Management of Spine Injury 1295
32 Fractures of the Upper Cervical Spine 1325
33 Fractures and Dislocations of the Lower Cervical Spine 1375
34 Fractures and Dislocations of the Thoracolumbar Spine 1405
Sect. IV Lower Extremity 1467
35 Fractures of the Pelvic Ring 1469
36 Fractures of the Acetabulum 1513
37 Hip Dislocations and Fractures of the Femoral Head 1547
38 Femoral Neck Fractures 1579
39 Intertrochanteric Fractures 1635
40 Subtrochanteric Fractures 1665
41 Fractures of the Shaft of the Femur 1683
42 Fractures of the Distal Femur 1731
43 Fractures of the Patella 1775
44 Fractures of the Proximal Tibia and Fibula 1801
45 Injuries of the Knee 1843
46 Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula 1939
47 Ankle Fractures 2001
48 Fractures of the Talus 2091
49 Fractures and Dislocations of the Calcaneus 2133
50 Fractures and Dislocations of the Midfoot and Forefoot 2181
51 Workers' Compensation for Fractures and Dislocations 2247
Index
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