Chapter

Musculoskeletal injuries

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0009

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Musculoskeletal injuries

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Introduction - Fractures - Musculoskeletal assessment - Spinal fractures - Incomplete cord injury patterns - Fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine - Torticollis - Traumatic neck sprain (whiplash) - Shoulder and clavicle injuries - Upper limb injuries - Elbow injuries - Radial head fractures - Wrist injuries - Hand injuries - Volar plate injuries - Back pain - Pelvic fractures - Femoral fractures - Dislocated hip prosthesis - Knee injuries - Knee dislocation and tibial plateau fractures - Soft tissue knee injuries - Tibial and fibular shaft fractures - Compartment syndrome - Ankle injuries - Ankle dislocation and sprain - Gastrocnemius muscle tears - Achilles tendon injuries - Plantar fasciitis - Fracture of lateral process of talus - Calcaneal fractures - Fractured toes - Wounds: introduction - Pre‐tibial lacerations - Gunshot wounds - Blast injuries - Traumatic amputation - Wound infection - Skin infections - Needlestick injuries - Tetanus prophylaxis

Chapter.  15549 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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