Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this pocket-sized go-anywhere "Handbook of Fractures" is the ideal on-the-spot reference for residents and practitioners seeking fast facts on fracture management and classification. Chapters organized by anatomic site provide key information on fractures in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications. The book's easy-access format features numerous charts, tables, diagrams, illustrations, and bulleted lists. This edition includes new and updated information on aspiration of the joints, fracture reduction, traumatic lacerations, and multiple trauma.
Table of Contents
Part I: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS 1: Closed Reduction, Casting, and Traction 2: Multiple Trauma 3: Open Fractures 4: Gunshot Wounds 5: Pathologic Fractures 6: Periprosthetic Fractures 7: Orthopaedic Analgesia Part II: AXIAL SKELETON FRACTURES 8: General Spine 9: Cervical Spine 10: Thoracolumbar Spine Part III: UPPER EXTREMITY FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS 11: Clavicle Fractures 12: Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries 13: Scapular Fractures 14: Glenohumoral Dislocation 15: Proximal Humerus Fractures 16: Humeral Shaft Fractures 17: Distal Humerus 18: Elbow Dislocations 19: Olecranon 20: Radial Head 21: Radius and Ulna Shaft 22: Distal Radius 23: Wrist 24: Hand Part IV: LOWER EXTREMITY FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS 25: Pelvis 26: Acetabulum 27: Hip Dislocations 28: Femoral Head 29: Femoral Neck Fractures 30: Intertrochanteric Fractures 31: Subtrochanteric Fractures 32: Femoral Shaft 33: Distal Femur 34: Knee Dislocation (Femoro-Tibial) 35: Patella and Extensor Mechanism Injuries 36: Tibial Plateau 37: Tibia/Fibula Shaft 38: Injuries about the Ankle 39: Calcaneus Fractures 40: Talus 41: Fractures of the Midfoot and Forefoot Part V: PEDIATRIC FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS 42: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery: General Principles 43: Pediatric Shoulder 44: Pediatric Elbow 45: Pediatric Forearm 46: Pediatric Wrist and Hand 47: Pediatric Hip 48: Pediatric Femoral Shaft 49: Pediatric Knee 50: Pediatric Tibia and Fibula 51: Pediatric Ankle 52: Pediatric Foot