Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions by Walter Virkus

Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions

byWalter Virkus

Kobo ebook | May 15, 2008

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Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between orthopedic surgical colleagues. Dr. Walter Virkus has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with fracture management. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to fracture management with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of fractures. Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Practicing orthopedists, orthopedic residents, and non-physician personnel will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within. Some of the questions that are answered: There is a patient in the ER with a femur fracture and humeral shaft fracture. Should I fix the humerus with a nail or a plate? How do you decide which pelvis fractures need surgery? What is your choice for a displaced femoral neck fracture in a 65-year-old: ORIF, hemiarthroplasty, or total hip arthroplasty? I have a 45 Year-old woman with a bicondylar tibial plateau fracture. What type of fixation should I use? I have a 38 Year-old woman with a distal tibia spiral fracture. Should I try to nail this or just plate it? When do you use locking plates?

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Title:Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical QuestionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1617111864

ISBN - 13:9781617111860

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