Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction & Skeletal Trauma in Children, 3-Volume Set / Edition 3

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The 3rd Edition of this 2-volume comprehensive work provides expert coverage of today's most contemporary approaches to the management of fractures and other injuries. Internationally recognized specialists offer extensive coverage of both internal and external fixation and the basic anatomy and mechanisms of injury integrated with diagnosis, management, follow-up, and complications. New content encompasses trauma reconstruction, malunions, nonunions, infections, limb length discrepancies, and related problems.

• Features expanded discussions of closed management, as well as coverage of trauma reconstruction for injuries that fail to heal properly after their first treatment.
• Includes revised coverage of acute foot injuries.
• Offers four brand-new chapters: Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonunions; Reconstructive Total Hip Replacement after Proximal Femoral Injuries; Foot Injury Reconstruction; and Principles of Deformity Correction.

With 93 additional contributing experts

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721694818
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/30/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 3456

Table of Contents

Section I: General Principles
Chapter 1: The History of Fracture Treatment
Chapter 2: Biology of Fracture Repair
Chapter 3: Biology of Soft Tissues Injuries
Chapter 4: Biomechanics of Fractures
Chapter 5: Evaluation and Treatment of the Multiple-Trauma Patient
Chapter 6: Orthopaedic Management Decisions in the Multiple-Trauma Patient
Chapter 7: Pain Management following Traumatic Injury
Chapter 8: Principles of Nonoperative Fracture Treatment
Chapter 9: Principles of External Fixation
Chapter 10: Principles of Internal Fixation
Chapter 11: Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injuries
Chapter 12: Compartment Syndromes
Chapter 13: Fractures with Soft Tissue Injuries
Chapter 14: Soft Tissue Coverage
Chapter 15: Gunshot Wounds to the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 16: Pathologic Fractures in Neoplasia
Chapter 17: Osteoporotic Fragility Fractures
Chapter 18: Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications
Chapter 19: Chronic Osteomyelitis
Chapter 20: Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonunions
Chapter 21: The Ilizarov Method
Chapter 22: Enhancement of Skeletal Repair
Chapter 23: Physical Impairment Ratings for Fractures
Chapter 24: Evaluation of Outcomes for Musculoskeletal Injury

Section II: Spine
Chapter 25: Initial Evaluation and Emergency Treatment of the Spine-Injured Patient
Chapter 26: Spinal Imaging
Chapter 27: Management Techniques for Spinal Injuries
Chapter 28: Injuries of the Cervical Cranium
Chapter 29: Lower Cervical Spine Injuries
Chapter 30: Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures
Chapter 31: Lower Lumbar Fractures
Chapter 32: Gunshot Wounds of the Spine
Chapter 33: Fractures in the Stiff and Osteoporotic Spine
Chapter 34: Complications of Treatment for Spinal Injury

Section III: Pelvic
Chapter 35: Sacral Spine Trauma
Chapter 36: Fractures of the Pelvic Ring
Chapter 37: Treatment of Acetabular Fractures

Section IV: Upper Extremity
Chapter 38: Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand
Chapter 39: Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus
Chapter 40: Fractures of the Distal Radius
Chapter 41: Disphyseal Fractures of the Forearm
Chapter 42: Trauma to the Adult Elbow and Fractures of the Distal Humerus
Chapter 43: Fractures of the Diaphyseal Humerus
Chapter 44: Proximal Humerus Fractures and Glenohumeral Dislocations
Chapter 45: Injuries to the Shoulder Girdle

Section V: Lower Extremity
Chapter 46: Hip Dislocations
Chapter 47: Medical Management - Patients with Hip Fractures
Chapter 48: Intracapsular Hip Fractures
Chapter 49: Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures
Chapter 50: Total Hip Reconstructive Replacement after Proximal Femoral Injuries
Chapter 51: Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur
Chapter 52: Femoral Shaft Fractures
Chapter 53: Fractures of the Distal Femur
Chapter 54: Patella Fractures and Extensor Mechanism Injuries
Chapter 55: Dislocations and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Knee
Chapter 56: Tibial Plateau Fractures
Chapter 57: Tibial Shaft Fractures
Chapter 58: Fractures of the Tibial Pilon
Chapter 59: Malleolar Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Ankle
Chapter 60: Acute Foot Injuries
Chapter 61: Foot Injury Reconstruction
Chapter 62: Lower Extremity Alignment Analysis and Planning of Reconstruction
Chapter 63: Periprosthetic Fractures
Chapter 64: Amputations for Trauma

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