Fracture Management for Primary Care E-Book

Fracture Management for Primary Care E-Book

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Fracture Management for Primary Care E-Book by M. Patrice Eiff MD, Robert L. Hatch MD, MPH

Fracture Management for Primary Care provides the guidance you need to evaluate and treat common fractures, as well as identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. Drs. M. Patrice Eiff and Robert Hatch emphasize the current best guidelines for imaging and treating fractures so that you can make accurate identifications and select appropriate treatment. Detailed descriptions and illustrations combined with evidence-based coverage give you the confidence you need to make the right decisions. Online access to procedural videos and patient handouts at make this quick, practical resource even more convenient for primary care clinicians who manage fractures.

  • Access the information you need, the way you need it with a template format for presenting each type of fracture.
  • Diagnose fractures accurately with the many high-quality images.
  • Clearly see the anatomic relationships of bones and joints through schematic illustrations.
  • Reference key information quickly and easily thanks to one-page management tables that summarize pertinent aspects of diagnosis and treatment.
  • Treat displaced fractures using detailed, step-by-step descriptions of the most common reduction techniques.
  • Access the fully searchable text online at, along with video clips of reduction maneuvers and downloadable patient education and rehabilitation instruction handouts.
  • Accurately identify fractures using optimal imaging guidelines.
  • Apply splints and casts with confidence thanks to detailed descriptions and illustrations of technique.
  • Tap into the latest best practices through more evidence-based coverage and updated references.
  • Effectively manage emergency situations using guidelines for emergent referral, greater detail regarding methods for closed reductions for fractures and dislocations, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455725021
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/06/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 15 MB
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fracture Management by Primary Care Providers

Chapter 2: General Principles of Fracture Care

Chapter 3: Finger Fractures

Chapter 4: Metacarpal Fractures

Chapter 5: Carpal Fractures

Chapter 6: Radius and Ulna Fractures

Chapter 7: Elbow Fractures

Chapter 8: Humerus Fractures

Chapter 9: Clavicle and Scapula Fractures

Chapter 10: Spine Fractures

Chapter 11: Femur and Pelvis Fractures

Chapter 12: Patellar, Tibial, and Fibular Fractures

Chapter 13: Ankle Fractures

Chapter 14: Calcaneus and Other Tarsal Fractures

Chapter 15: Metatarsal Fractures

Chapter 16: Toe Fractures

Chapter 17: Rib Fractures

Chapter 18: Facial and Skull Fractures

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