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Orthopaedics and trauma

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591183.003.0011

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Orthopaedics and trauma

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Orthopaedics and trauma: Contents

Orthopaedics

Necks - Shoulders - Elbows - Wrist and hand - Backs kyphosis and scoliosis - low back pain: management - sinister pain - Hips - Knees - Feet ; - Osteomyelitis - Bone tumours - Congenital disorders of bone - Osteochondritis and similar disorders - Soft tissue & sports injury - Joint replacement - Joint injection and aspiration - Tendons - Nerve compression (carpal tunnel etc) - Overuse injuries - Testing peripheral nerves

a&e* and associated topics

Pain—and children in a&e - Glasgow Coma Scale - Basic life support - Gunshot & penetrating injury - Major injury (incl. chest) - ABCDE approach to trauma - Abdominal injury - Head injury - Wound management - Tetanus prevention - Burns - Smoke inhalation - Fractures: reduction, traction & complications - Complex pain syndrome - Trauma to arm and shoulder - Elbow, forearm & wrist fracture - Hand infections & injuries - Pelvic fractures - Hip and femur injuries - Classifying open fractures - Lower leg injuries - Ankle and foot injuries - Face and neck injuries - Nerve and artery injuries - Dermatomes & nerves - Brachial plexus injuries - Spinal cord injuries - Vegetative states - Does he need a radiograph/CT? - Emergency Department use - Bites, stings, foreign bodies - Minor procedures - Drowning - Heat exhaustion - Electric shock injuries -

Chapter.  60168 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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