Adult trauma

Edited by Gavin Bowden, Martin A. McNally, Simon R.Y.W. Thomas and Alexander Gibson

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569589
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726354 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Adult trauma

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Assessment of the injured patient - Resuscitation of the injured patient - Soft tissue injuries - Burns - Head injury - Chest trauma - Abdominal injuries - Urogenital injuries - Vascular injuries - Spinal cord injuries - Sprains - Dislocations - Fractures - Stab wounds - Gunshot wounds - Polytrauma - Compartment syndrome - Fractures in the elderly - Adult hand injuries - Adult wrist injuries - Adult forearm injuries - Adult elbow injuries - Adult humerus injuries - Adult shoulder injuries - Soft tissue disorders of the neck - Adult spine injuries—cervical spine - Adult spine injuries—thoracolumbar spine - Fractures of the pelvic ring in adults - Adult acetabular fractures - Adult femoral injuries: shaft, subtrochanteric and supracondylar fractures - Adult femoral injuries: periprosthetic fractures - Adult hip injuries - Adult knee injuries - Adult leg injuries - Adult ankle injuries - Lauge–Hansen classification

Fractures are illustrated in the Appendices. See .

Chapter.  16779 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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