The Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach by Hans-Christoph PapeThe Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach by Hans-Christoph Pape

The Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

byHans-Christoph PapeEditorRoy Sanders, Joseph Borrelli, Jr.

Hardcover | July 11, 2011

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This guide provides practical information for the care of patients with blunt injuries. It covers the care for truncal injuries (head, chest, abdomen) and fracture care of the extremities, the pelvis and the spine in a condensed fashion. Unlike previous, anatomically oriented outlines, this combines the anatomic location with frequent injury combinations. It is written for orthopedic and trauma surgeons, offering them a condensed outline of fracture treatment. In addition, all aspects of trauma care are covered, including associated injuries that may alter the decision making in patients with polytrauma.

Dr. Hans-Christoph Pape completed his residency in trauma surgery at Hannover Medical School, and while an attending orthopedic and trauma surgeon at Hannover he was appointed as Professor of Trauma Surgery. Between 2003 and 2005 he was also a Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School, the University of Alabama, and the University o...
Title:The Poly-Traumatized Patient with Fractures: A Multi-Disciplinary ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:361 pagesPublished:July 11, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642179851

ISBN - 13:9783642179853

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Table of Contents

Impact of trauma on society.- Economic aspects of trauma care.- Evidence based orthopaedic trauma care.- Local inflammatory changes induced by fractures and soft tissue injuries.- Pathophysiology of polytrauma.- Head injuries - neurosurgical and orthopaedic strategies.- Nerve injuries in the face of adjacent fractures - when to explore / suture / transplant?-Chest trauma - classification and influence on the general management.- Abdominal injuries - indications for surgery.- Management of pelvic ring injuries.- Urological injuries in polytrauma.- Fracture management.- Mangled extremity: management in isolated extremity injuries and in polytrauma.- Management of spine fractures.- Polytrauma in the ancient patient.- Polytrauma in young children.- Fracture management in the pregnant patient.- Open fractures - initial management.- Vascular injuries: Indications for stents, timing of vascular and orthopaedic surgery.- Management of articular fractures.- Techniques of soft tissue coverage in open fractures- Outcome after primary amputation injuries, subtotal amputation injuries, and severe open fractures with nerve injuries.- High energy injuries caused by penetrating trauma.- Management of traumatic bone defects.- Acute soft tissue and bone infections.- Chronic osteomyelitis.- Management of malunions and nonunions in patients with multiple injuries.- PTSD and psychological squelae after severe trauma.- Late outcome after severe fractures.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This multiauthored book aims to provide information on organ-system manifestations of injury for fracture specialists. . Orthopedists managing the poly-traumatized patient are the intended audience for this work, which originates from an international panel of senior traumatologists. . Chapters are clearly written and well illustrated. The quality of tables, photographs, and line drawings is excellent. An ample reference list featuring primary literature is provided with each chapter and references date to within two years of publication." (David J. Dries, Doody's Review Service, January, 2012)