Trauma and orthopaedics

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Trauma and orthopaedics

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Introduction - Hip joint and femurDevelopmental dysplasia of the hip: ultrasound screening - Dynamic hipscrew: tip-apex distance in predicting failure - Hip fractures: hemiarthroplasty vs internal fixation - Hip arthroplasty: femoral head size and joint wear - Femoral fracture: timing of surgery - Knee jointMRI assessment of knee injuries - Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: choice of graft - Fracture stabilisationExternal fixation of long bones: coated pins - Fracture stabilisation: type of nails - Prevention of sepisPreventing sepsis: ultraclean air theatres

Chapter.  5439 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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