Orthopedic Emergencies by Melvin C. MakhniOrthopedic Emergencies by Melvin C. Makhni

Orthopedic Emergencies

byMelvin C. MakhniEditorEric C. Makhni, Eric F. Swart

Paperback | January 13, 2017

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This book is a one-stop guide to managing acute orthopedic injuries.  Unlike other handbooks, this reference  provides a comprehensive, yet concise, set of diagnostic and management tools to help readers deliver optimal, evidence-based, and efficient patient care.  Additional focus on physical exam techniques, emergency room orthopedic procedures, and on-field athletic management strategies empowers readers with real tips and tricks used by orthopedic surgeons at top-tier institutions.  This guide is a must have for emergency medicine providers, orthopedic surgeons, and other clinicians, trainees, and students caring for adult or pediatric patients in the emergency setting.  

Dr. Melvin Makhni is a chief resident in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY and will be doing his fellowship training in spine surgery at the Columbia University Spine Hospital.  After completing his undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he received his combined MD/MBA...
Title:Orthopedic EmergenciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:616 pagesPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319315226

ISBN - 13:9783319315225


Table of Contents

Emergency Orthopedic Evaluation.- True Orthopedic Emergencies.- Spine.- Shoulder and Upper Arm.- Wrist and Hand.- Pelvis and Lower Extremity.- Foot and Ankle.- Pediatrics.- Emergency Sideline Management of Athletic Conditions.- Appendix A: Physical Exam Overview.- Appendix B: Procedure Guides.

Editorial Reviews

"This is a very unique reference that will be a valued companion for primary care physicians who care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries, emergency room physicians, residents in training, and even orthopedic subspecialists who are taking general trauma call and want to double check that they are doing the right thing. It is a worthy addition to the literature and would be a great book to have in the emergency room, athletic training room, or urgent care center." (Mark R. Hutchinson, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2017)