Practical Fracture Treatment

Practical Fracture Treatment

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By (author) Ronald McRae, By (author) Max Esser

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Paperback | 456 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 244mm x 22mm | 1,061g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443068763
  • ISBN 13: 9780443068768
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 1, black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 18,726

Product description

The 5th edition of this now classic text draws on the strength of previous editions and now includes reference to the latest surgical techniques available in Europe, Australia and the USA. Emphasis remains on the continually expanding use of fixation techniques although conservative treatment options remain an integral part of the text. The artwork programme which so characterises the appeal and success of previous editions - has been fully updated although its clarity remains as strong as ever and the logical sequence of illustrations with their succinct captions affords a rewarding and effective way to learn. Suitable for medical students, junior doctors, orthopaedic trainees, A&E staff, physiotherapists and the rehabilitation team - this book should form part of the essential library of any healthcare professional involved with the management and care of fracture patients.

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"This concise work fulfills the important role of introducing medical students to orthopedic trauma. Additionally, it teaches orthopedic residents, in a step-by-step manner, the correct ways to assess and manage fractures and dislocations. General orthopedists caring for trauma patients can benefit greatly from this book. I strongly recommend it without reservation.""Edward Abraham, MD(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine), DOODY'S BOOK REVIEW SERVICE UPDATE, October 2008"

Table of contents

SECTION A: GENERAL PRINCIPLES Pathology and healing of fractures The diagnosis of fractures and principles of treatment Closed reduction and casting techniques in fracture management Open fractures: internal fixation Factors affecting healing; complications; pathological fractures SECTION B: REGIONAL INJURIES The shoulder girdle and humerus Injuries about the elbow Injuries to the forearm bones The wrist and hand The spine The pelvis, hip and femoral neck Fractures of the femur and injuries about the knee Fractures of the tibia Injuries about the ankle Foot injuries The fracture clinic References