Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma

Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma




This book was developed to facilitate the preparation of medicolegal reports following musculoskeletal injuries. It collates data from the world literature in one source, together with review articles on related topics such as Repetitive Strain Injury. As a result, it saves readers from the time-consuming task of researching multiple references.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443039188
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/1990
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 9.45(w) x 1.18(h) x (d)

About the Author

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshirre, UK

Consultant Orthopaedic, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK

Table of Contents

Medicolegal Practice

The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Viewpoint
The Legal Viewpoint
Recent Developments in the Law and their Effect on Practice
The Othopaedic Surgeon in Court

Results Following Upper Limb Fractures

The Shoulder
The Humerus
The Elbow
The Forearm
The Wrist
Hand Injuries

Results Following Lower Limb Fractures

The Hip
The Femoral Shaft Fractures
The Knee
The Tibia and Fibula
The Ankle
The Foot, Including Calcineal Fractures

Results following Fractures of the Axial Skeleton

The Pelvis
The Cervical Spine
The Thoracolumbar Spine : Assessment
Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries
Head Injury

Miscellaneous Topics

Repetitive Strain Injury
Soft Tissue Injuries, Including Burns
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
The Psychological Effects of Trauma
Post-Traumatic Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Recognised Arm Conditions and Work
Radiology in Medicolegal Practice
Vibration White Finger

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