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Orthopaedic surgery

Edited by Susan M. Oliver

in Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199238330
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597994 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199238330.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Orthopaedic surgery

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Orthopaedic surgery: overview - Orthopaedic surgery: preoperative assessment - Orthopaedic surgery: postoperative care - Orthopaedic surgery: pain management - Patient-controlled analgesia - Acute compartment syndrome - Postoperative complications: deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism - Postoperative complications: infection, delayed wound healing, and pressure ulcers - Discharge planning following orthopaedic surgery - Surgery to the spine - Surgery to the hip and knee - Principles of postoperative care for total hip/knee arthroplasty - Ankle surgery and foot surgery - Wrist and hand surgery - Elbow surgery - Shoulder surgery

Chapter.  9109 words. 

Subjects: Rheumatology

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