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Musculoskeletal system

Alison Whitfield

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199211043
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597949 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199211043.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Musculoskeletal system

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Musculoskeletal history taking: non-trauma - Musculoskeletal history taking: trauma - Physical assessment: musculoskeletal system - Initial assessment of a multiply injured patient - Applying a broad arm sling - Applying a high arm sling - Applying a collar and cuff - Applying a mallet splint - Applying neighbour strapping - Applying a futura splint - Applying an elasticated tubular support bandage - Applying a Richard splint - Applying a cast - Assisting with the removal of skeletal pins/wires - Care of the residual limb postoperatively - Applying a compression garment to a residual limb - Care of a residual limb and prosthesis - Assessing the need for immobilization of the cervical spine in alert and stable patients - Immobilizing the cervical spine - Performing a log roll

Chapter.  9744 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Skills

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