Injury management

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199569809
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729850 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Injury management

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Casting: an overview - Casting: safe application - Casting: potential complications - Care of casts - Casts: removal and bivalving - Orthotics, appliances, and braces - Traction: an overview - Skin traction: application and types: 1 - Skeletal traction: application and types: 2 - Traction: daily care - Thomas splints and applied traction - External fixation - Care and education of the patient with external fixation - Pin site care

Chapter.  9758 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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