Handbook of Fractures, Third Edition

Paperback | September 5, 2005

byJohn Elstrom, Walter Virkus, Arsen Pankovich

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Written by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classify, and, most importantly, manage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice. Organized by anatomic region and packed with high-quality line drawings and x-rays illustrating diagnostic and management procedures, this invaluable guide covers:

  • Anatomy surrounding the fracture
  • Diagnosis with physical and radiographic findings
  • Differentiation of mechanisms of injury
  • Fracture classification
  • Indications for operative treatment
  • Description of potential surgical options
  • Expected outcome
  • Management of late complications
  • Summaries and reflections

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Written by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classify, and, most importantly, manage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice. Organized by anatomic region and packed with high-quality line drawings and x-rays illustrating diagnostic ...

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HANDBOOK OF FRACTURES THIRD EDITIONJohn A. Elstrom, MDWalter W. Virkus, MDArsen M. Pankovich, MDWritten by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classifyand most importantlymanage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice.• Easy-to-use o...

John A. Elstrom, MD. Associate Professor. University of Illinois. Chicago, IL

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.2 × 4.7 × 0.7 inPublished:September 5, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071443770

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Table of Contents

Handbook of Fractures

1. Clinical Evaluation

2. Methods of Fixation

3. Nonoperative Techniques

4. Anesthetic Techniques

5. Radiologic Evaluation

6. Fracture Healing and Bone Grafting

7. Injuries of the Glenohumeral Joint

8. Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle and Scapula

9. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft

10. Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow

11. Injuries of the Forearm

12. Fractures of the Distal Radius and Distal Radioulnar Joint Injuries

13. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist

14. Fractures and Dislocations of the Metacarpals and Phalanges

15. Fractures and Dislocations of the Spine

16. Fractures and Dislocations of the Pelvic Ring and Acetaulum

17. Intracapsular Fractures of the Proximal Femur

18. Intertrochanteric Fractures

19. Fractures of the Femoral Shaft

20. Injuries about the Knee

21. Fractures of the Tibial Shaft

22. Fractures and Dislocations of the Ankle

23. Foot Injuries