Orthopaedic Emergencies

Paperback | April 26, 2012

byCasey J. Humbyrd, Benjamin Petre, Arjun S. Chanmugam

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A rapid reference guide to the approach and management of orthopaedic emergencies, this book provides quick differential diagnosis and treatment guidance for the emergency physician and orthopaedic resident and trainee. Chapters detail the initial management of musculoskeletal injuries,including reduction, splinting, and casting techniques for specific fractures and soft tissue injuries. A stepwise, how-to approach ensures easy learning, and an abundance of images provide clarity in instruction. This book also helps the reader identify those patients who can be appropriatelytreated as outpatients and patients who require urgent and emergent orthopaedic consultation.

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A rapid reference guide to the approach and management of orthopaedic emergencies, this book provides quick differential diagnosis and treatment guidance for the emergency physician and orthopaedic resident and trainee. Chapters detail the initial management of musculoskeletal injuries,including reduction, splinting, and casting techni...

Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD, is a resident at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Benjamin Petre, MD, is Administrative Chief Resident at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Arjun Chanmugam, MD, MBA, is Associate Professor, Department of Emerge...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7 × 4 × 0.68 inPublished:April 26, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199735743

ISBN - 13:9780199735747

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Basic Techniques3. Upper Extremity Injuries4. Lower Extremity Injuries5. Pelvic Injuries6. Spine Injuries7. Orthopaedic Emergencies8. Analgesia9. Miscellaneous Procedures10. Quick Reference GuideIndex