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Instabilities of the carpus

David Lawrie, Chris Little and Ian McNab

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012030

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Instabilities of the carpus

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Most injuries occur in hyperextension

The force vector and size dictates the injury

History and x-rays still prevail in diagnosis

Classification has helped choose management

Instability often associated with poor bone healing.

Chapter.  8376 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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