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  • This book provides a state-of-the-art look at the applied biomechanics of accidental injury and prevention. The editors, Drs. Narayan Yoganandan, Alan M. Nahum and John W. Melvin are recognized international leaders and researchers in injury biomechanics, prevention and trauma medicine. They have assembled renowned researchers as authors for 29 chapters to cover individual aspects of human injury assessment and prevention. This third edition is thoroughly revised and expanded with new chapters in different fields. Topics covered address automotive, aviation, military and other environments. Field data collection; injury coding/scaling; injury epidemiology; mechanisms of injury; human tolerance to injury; simulations using experimental, complex computational models (finite element modeling) and statistical processes; anthropomorphic test device design, development and validation for crashworthiness applications in topics cited above; and current regulations are covered. Risk functions and injury criteria for various body regions are included. Adult and pediatric populations are addressed. The exhaustive list of references in many areas along with the latest developments is valuable to all those involved or intend to pursue this important topic on human injury biomechanics and prevention. The expanded edition will interest a variety of scholars and professionals including physicians, biomedical researchers in many disciplines, basic scientists, attorneys and jurists involved in accidental injury cases, and governmental bodies. It is hoped that this book will foster multidisciplinary collaborations by medical and engineering researchers, and academicians and practicing physicians for injury assessment and prevention and stimulate more applied research, education and training in the field of accidental-injury causation and prevention.
  • Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservative: the long fingers require rapid mobilization to prevent stiffness and contrary to that, the thumb requires stability. Surgery may be necessary to reach these goals especially for athletes, because of the demands of their sport. Chronic lesions are also in part related to repeated trauma, requiring specialized long-term multidisciplinary treatment. They can often lead to the end of a sporting career, but also may limit the functionality of the fingers at the time of conversion.
  • Anesthesia for Trauma is a comprehensive, clinically oriented text for practitioners and trainees in anesthesia, pain management, and critical care. It covers core topics, from initial assessment and blood and blood products, to the multi-trauma patient and trauma by major anatomical region. Burns receive especially extensive coverage. Special considerations when administering anesthesia to traumatically injured children, pregnant women, and older people are reviewed, as are foundational areas such as clinically relevant physiology and the growing role of trauma simulation in training. Readers will find leading edge coverage of microvascular surgery, pain management, and critical care of trauma patients as well as up-to-date chapters on trauma in the military, civilian trauma systems, and disaster management. The book concludes with a unique 'must-read' chapter for all clinicians on the link between substance abuse and penetrating trauma.
  • Anatomy of the cervical spine / Ronald L.A.W. Bleys -- Biomechanics of the cervical spine : from the normal state to the injury state / Ahmer K. Ghori, Dana Leonard, and Thomas Cha -- Evaluation of an injured cervical spine / Richard Assaker, Fahed Zairi, and Xavier Demondion -- Nonoperative management of cervical spine trauma / Melvin D. Helgeson and Peter Formby -- Occipital condyle fractures and occipitocervical dissociation / Philipp Schleicher, Matti Scholz, and Frank Kandziora -- Atlas injuries / Matti Scholz, Philipp Schleicher, and Frank Kandziora -- Odontoid fractures, hangman's fractures, and C2 body fractures / Wilco C. Peul and Carmen L.A. Vleggeert-Lankamp -- Compression (AO type-A injuries) / Nuno Neves -- Subaxial cervical spine injuries : distraction (AO type-B injuries) / William A. Robinson, Kevin P. McCarthy, Alexander R. Vaccaro, and C. Chambliss Harrod -- Facet and lateral mass fractures / Maximo-Alberto Diez-Ulloa -- Cervical dislocations (AO type-C injuries) / William Munoz, Michael J. Vives, and Saad B. Chaudhary -- Cervicothoracic junction injuries / Ripul Rajen Panchal -- Cervical trauma in combination with ankylosing spondylitis or diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis / Jorrit-Jan Verlaan and F. Cumhur Oner -- Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis / David T. Anderson -- Pediatric cervical spine / Ahmet Alanay and Caglar Yilgor.
  • Organization of Urgent Medical Aid, Including Mass Casualty and Triage -- Wound Ballistics and Tissue Damage -- Damage Control Orthopaedics -- Crush Injury of the Limbs and Acute Mechanical Muscle-Crush Compartment Syndrome -- Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the Patient with Severe Extremity Trauma -- Hemotransfusion in Combat Trauma -- Diagnostic Imaging in Combat Trauma -- Tissue Debridement -- Primary External Fixation -- Prevention of Infection and Antibiotic Use in the Management of Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities -- Vascular Trauma to the Limbs -- Peripheral Nerve Injury -- Tissue Coverage After War Trauma -- Definitive Bone Fixation and Reconstruction: Conversion from Temporary External Fixation to Internal Fixation Methods -- Definitive Skeletal Reconstruction: Conversion to the Ilizarov Method -- War Injuries of the Hand -- Foot Surgery in War Trauma -- Limb Salvage Versus Amputation: The Dilemma -- Amputation in Combat Trauma -- Delayed Union and Nonunions -- Osteomyelitis -- Chronic Pain Subsequent to Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities.
  • 1. The Conducted Electrical Weapon: Historical Overview of the Technology / Paul C. Nystrom -- 2. Physics of Electrical Injury / Mark W. Kroll and Dorin Panescu -- 3. Conducted Electrical Weapon Deployed Probe Wounds / Donald M. Dawes and Jeffrey D. Ho -- 4. Conducted Electrical Weapon Drive-Stun Wounds / Jeffrey D. Ho and Donald M. Dawes -- 5. Histopathology of Cutaneous Conducted Electrical Weapon Injuries / Michael Graham -- 6. Extended Range Conducted Electrical Weapon Wounds / Donald M. Dawes and Thomas J. Burns -- 7. Factitious Conducted Electrical Weapon Wounds: Injuries and Considerations / William G. Heegaard and Gary M. Vilke -- 8. Legal Aspects of Conducted Electrical Weapon Injuries, Wounds, and Effects / Michael Brave -- 9. Conducted Electrical Weapon Memory: Available Forensic Information / Max Nerheim and Andrew F. Hinz -- 10. Post-event Conducted Electrical Weapon Wire and Probe Analysis / Rick T. Wyant and Thomas J. Burns.
  • 1. Initial Considerations: High- vs. Low-Energy Injuries and the Implications of Coexisting Multiple Injuries -- 2. Timing Repair and Airway Considerations -- 3. Useful "First Aid" Measures and A Few Basic Techniques -- 4. Principles of Fracture Management -- 5. Injuries to Teeth and Supporting Structures -- 6. Mandibular Fractures -- 7. Fractures of the Middle Third of the Facial Skeleton -- 8. Fractures of the Cheek: Zygomaticomaxillary Complex -- 9. Orbital Fractures -- 10. Nasal Fractures -- 11. Nasoethmoid (Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid): NOE Fractures -- 12. Panfacial Fractures -- 13. The Coronal Flap -- 14. Soft Tissue Injuries -- 15. Ballistic Injuries -- 16. Craniofacial Fractures and the Frontal Sinus -- 17. Is this Right? On-Table Assessment of Our Repair -- 18. Some Useful Adjuncts in Repair -- 19. Aftercare and Follow-up.
  • The 2nd edition gives you rapid access to the visual cues, diagnostic signs and symptoms, and acute treatment for all pediatric emergencies. The Editors and Contributors have compiled an extraordinary collection of their best clinical photographs and imaging studies and combined them with concise, logically organized text. Features: More than 1,600 top-quality clinical photographs and imaging. Content that spans infancy through adolescence. Comprehensive coverage of disorders organized by body systems, including trauma. A consistent presentation provides immediate access to clinical features, differential diagnosis, treatment and disposition, and clinical pearls.
  • This atlas is a comprehensive guide to the treatment and correction of scars. It is divided into four sections covering the different types of scar: atrophic and stretch marks, keloid and hypertrophic, normotrophic, and mixed. For each scar type, the various invasive and minimally invasive procedures and their results are documented with the aid of numerous high-quality photographs. In the section on keloid and hypertrophic scars, treatment is presented according to scar localization. In addition, the influence of etiology on treatment is considered, with distinction between scars due to injuries, animal bites, inflammatory diseases (including acne and varicella), and burns. Care is taken to distinguish between approaches suitable for fresh scars (in the inflammation, proliferation, and maturation phases) and those appropriate for scars present for more than one year. Potential adverse effects and complications of treatment are also explored.
  • Epidemiology of Spinal Cord Injury -- Anatomy and Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury -- Evaluation and Early Management of Spinal Injury in a Polytrauma Patient -- Physical Examination in Spinal Trauma: American Spinal Injury Association Examination and Spinal Cord Injury Syndromes -- Radiographic Imaging of the Traumatically Injured Spine: Plain Radiographs, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Angiography, Clearing the Cervical Spine in Trauma Patients -- Timing of Surgery After Spinal Cord Injury -- The Role of Pharmacologic Treatment of Patients with Acute Spinal Cord Injuries -- Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring of the Patient with Trauma -- Mechanisms of Injury in the Cervical Spine: Concepts, Pathomechanics, Classifications, Instability, and Clinical Applications -- Nonoperative Treatment of Cervical Fractures: Cervical Orthoses and Cranioskeletal Traction in Patients with Cervical Spine Fractures -- Cervical Whiplash Injuries -- Cervical Spine Injuries in Athletes -- Surgical Approaches for the Operative Management of Cervical Spine Fractures -- Operative Techniques: Anterior Cervical Decompression, Fusion, and Instrumentation -- Operative Techniques: Posterior Cervical Decompression, Fusion, and Instrumentation -- Pediatric Craniocervical Trauma -- Atlas Fractures -- Transverse Atlantal Ligament Injuries -- Atlantoaxial Rotatory Deformities -- Odontoid Fractures in Pediatric and Adult Patients -- Traumatic Spondylolisthesis of the Axis/Axis Fractures -- Distractive Flexion Cervical Spine Injuries: Unilateral/Bilateral Facet Dislocation -- Cervical Burst Fractures: Compression Flexion/Compression Extension Injuries -- Distraction-Extension Injuries of the Cervical Spine -- Lateral Mass Fractures of the Cervical Spine: Diagnosis and Surgical Management -- Surgical Complications Related to the Management of Traumatic Spinal Injuries of the Cervical Spine -- Mechanisms of Injury in the Thoracic/Lumbar Spine: Concepts, Pathomechanics, Classification, Instability, and Clinical Applications -- Bracing for Thoracolumbar Trauma -- Surgical Approaches for the Operative Management of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures -- Operative Techniques: Anterior Thoracolumbar Decompression, Fusion, and Instrumentation. Operative Techniques: Posterior Thoracolumbar Decompression, Fusion, and Instrumentation -- Management of Traumatic Thoracic Compression and Burst Fractures -- Fracture Dislocations of the Thoracic Spine -- Thoracolumbar Compression and Burst Fractures -- Flexion-Distraction Injuries of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Fracture-Dislocations of the Thoracolumbar Spine -- Low Lumbar Burst Fractures -- Sacral Fractures -- Complications Related to the Surgical Management of Thoracolumbar Injuries -- Mechanisms of Injury in the Sacral Spine: Concepts, Pathomechanics, Classifications, Instability, and Clinical Applications -- Operative Techniques for Sacral Injuries: Surgical Approaches, Techniques for Decompression, and Instrumentation -- Fractures of the Sacrum and Coccyx -- Spinopelvic Fixation Techniques -- Development and Maturation of the Axial Skeleton: Developmental Abnormalities of the Cervical Spine -- Spinal Biomechanics of the Pediatric Spine: Clinical Applications -- Imaging Modalities of the Traumatically Injured Pediatric Spine -- Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Without Radiographic Abnormality (SCIWORA) -- The Use of Cervical/Thoracolumbar Orthoses, Halo Devices, and Traction in Children -- The Use of Spinal Instrumentation in the Traumatically Injured Pediatric Spine -- Evaluation and Surgical Management of Cervical Spine Injuries in Children -- Evaluation and Surgical Management of Thoracic/Thoracolumbar Junction Injuries in Children -- Evaluation and Surgical Management of Lumbar Injuries in Children -- Sacral Fractures in Skeletally Immature Patients -- Complications Associated with Surgical Management of Pediatric Spine Trauma -- Pediatric Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Injury and the Use of Luque Segmental Instrumentation in the Injured Pediatric Spine -- Pedicle Screw Fixation in the Pediatric Spine: Anatomic Considerations and Techniques for Placement of Screws in the Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral Spine -- Anterior Instrumentation Techniques for the Pediatric Spine -- Gunshot Wounds to the Spine -- Management of Spine Fractures in Patients with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis -- Surgical Treatment of Patients with Osteoporotic Fractures of the Spine -- Surgical Management of Post-Traumatic Spinal Deformity -- Management of Post-Traumatic Syringomyelia -- Rehabilitation and Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury.
  • Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Ventriculostomy -- Neck Exploration -- Surgical Airways : Tracheostomy and Cricothyroidotomy -- Resuscitative Thoracotomy, Anterolateral and Posterolateral Thoracotomy, and Thoracotomy Decortication and Pleurodesis -- Anterior Approach For Stabilization of Fractures of The Lower Thoracic and Upper Lumbar Spine (T11-L2) -- Cardiac Injuries -- Thoracic Vascular Exposure and Reconstruction -- Tracheal Injury and Repair -- Pulmonary Injuries -- Subxiphoid Pericardial Window -- Surgical and Operative Management of Esophageal Injuries -- Abdominal Closure Techniques -- Duodenal Injury Repairs -- Liver Injuries : R T -- Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy -- Pancreatic Injury : Repair and Resection Techniques -- Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration -- Kidney Trauma (Parenchymal and Vascular Injuries) : Repair and Nephrectomy -- Bladder and Ureteral Repair -- Gastroduodenal Operations For Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Perforation -- Incarcerated Hernia Repair - Posterior Preperitoneal Approach -- Rectal Trauma -- Abdominal Vascular Injuries -- Acute Mesenteric Ischemia -- Vascular Injuries of The Upper and Lower Extremities -- Upper and Lower Extremity Fasciotomy -- Upper and Lower Extremity Amputation -- Bedside Placement of Inferior Vena Cava Filter -- Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy - Percutaneous Approach.
  • All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on bone and joint injuries orthopedic trauma is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
  • Initial Assessment, Resuscitation, Wound Evaluation and Early Care / Shahriar Shahrokhi -- Pathophysiology of Burn Injury / Marc G. Jeschke -- Wound Healing and Wound Care / Gerd G. Gauglitz -- Infections in Burns / Shahriar Shahrokhi -- Acute Burn Surgery / Lars-Peter Kamolz -- Critical Care of Burn Victims Including Inhalation Injury / Marc G. Jeschke -- Nutrition of the Burned Patient and Treatment of the Hypermetabolic Response / Marc G. Jeschke -- Nursing Management of the Burn-Injured Person / Judy Knighton -- Electrical Injury, Chemical Burns, and Cold Injury "Frostbite" / Shahriar Shahrokhi -- Long-Term Pathophysiology and Consequences of a Burn Including Scarring, HTS, Keloids and Scar Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise / Gerd G. Gauglitz -- Burn Reconstruction Techniques / Lars-Peter Kamolz, Stephan Spendel.
  • Historical Perspectives in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and in Situating Disruption in CBF in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Christopher Betrus and Christian W. Kreipke -- Situating Cerebral Blood Flow in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Justin Graves, Christopher Betrus and Jose A. Rafols -- Modeling of Traumatic Brain Injury and its Implications in Studying the Pathology of Repeated Mild Impacts to the Head / Michael J. Kane, Mariana Angoa Pérez, Denise I. Briggs, David C. Viano and Christian W. Kreipke, et al. -- The Presence of Venous Damage and Microbleeds in Traumatic Brain Injury and the Potential Future Role of Angiographic and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / E. M. Haacke, Waqar Raza, Bo Wu and Zhifeng Kou -- Situating the Endothelin System in the Pathotrajectory of TBI-Induced Changes in Hemodynamics / Anthony Kropinski, Paula Dore-Duffy and Christian W. Kreipke -- Age and Sex Differences in Cerebral Blood Flow and Autoregulation after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury / William M. Armstead and Monica S. Vavilala -- New Frontiers in Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury / Christian W. Kreipke, Anthony Kropinski, Justin Graves, David Tiesma and Michael Kaufman, et al.
  • 1. History of Cognitive Rehabilitation -- 2. The Role of Assessment in Treatment Planning -- 3. Treatment Strategies -- 4. Cognitive Remediation with NeurXercise -- 5. Treatment Generalization and Ecological Validity -- 6. A NeurXercise Casebook -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendicies A-N.
  • "This reference provides practical information on complications encountered during and after surgical procedures. It covers preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative events such as organ transplant, amputations, nerve and fracture repair, and skin grafting. The author offers detailed guidance and techniques to recognize and control complications in the operating room, emergency ward, and intensive care unit. It includes surgical sub-specialties such as critical care, endocrine, cardiothoracic, vascular, burns and wound healing, orthopedic, pediatric, and transplants. The new edition has been revised and reorganized to include nine new chapters and an update of the remaining chapters"--Provided by publisher.
  • Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e follows its successful predecessors in providing a framework for use by health professionals visiting a resource-constrained environment. Aimed at health professionals, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e encompasses problems brought about by local conflict or natural disasters. Itcovers preparation, organisation, logistics, treatment of major trauma and medical emergencies, and the special problems of delivering medicine in a hostile environment. This book will provide the reader with a mix of theory, opinion and practical advice to guide him through areas of conflicts, catastrophes and remote locations.
  • Demanding surgical situations require expert advice from pioneers in the field as well as from those on the front lines of trauma care. Practical and evidence-based, Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, 2nd Edition, draws on the experience of Drs. Juan A. Asensio and Donald D. Trunkey to offer a comprehensive, contemporary summary of the treatment and post-operative management of traumatic injuries. The concise format makes it ideally suited for everyday use, and new, full-color illustrations highlight the most important aspects of urgent surgical care, including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, and treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents.
  • Skin: Architecture and Function -- Skin Tissue Engineering -- Use of Novel Biomaterial Design and Stem Cell Therapy in Cutaneous Wound Healing -- In Vivo Visualisation of Skin Graft Revascularisation -- The Role of Elastin in Wound Healing and Dermal Substitute Design -- Surface Modi fi cation by Cold Gasplasma: A Method to Optimise the Vascularisation of Biomaterials -- Collagen Matrices with Enhanced Angiogenic and Regenerative Capabilities -- 3D Visualisation of Skin Substitutes -- Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care-Established and Novel Approaches -- Collagen Implants in Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Surgery -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Dermatosurgery -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Breast Reconstruction: An Overview -- Reconstruction of the Skin in Posttraumatic Wounds -- Subdermal Tissue Regeneration -- Bioengineering and Analysis of Oral Mucosa Models -- The Use of Dermal Substitutes in Burn Surgery: Acute Phase -- Burn Reconstruction.
  • This book comes at a time when significant advances in the understanding of hand disorders have resulted in vast improvements in the quality of life for patients. It describes the techniques and practices for the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders of the hand and wrist. Each condition is discussed in detail and illustrated with images, radiographs and line drawings. Clinical pearls are provided for every chapter to provide practical guidance on surgical procedures. Disorders of the Hand contains contributions from many of the hand surgeons who are at the forefront of this evolving area in the management of both elective and trauma hand surgery. This volume and its three sister volumes aim to improve care for current patients with hand and wrist complaints, while inspiring surgeons to think in greater detail about treatment options that will provide even better care in the future.
  • Distal radial fractures are still puzzling us 200 years after Colles' classic description. Despite the advent of various new imaging techniques, including 3D CT, the availability of diagnostic adjuncts such as arthroscopy, and treatment options that include more than 30 different volar locking plates, the rate of unsatisfactorytreatment resultsremains very high. Furthermore, while we are aware of more associated injuries, such as carpal ligament tears and injuries to the radioulnar ligament (TFCC), there is still intense debate on the relevance of these injuries. This textbook aims to provide the reader with a complete understanding of distal radius fractures, their inherent problems, and how to manage them successfully. It is written by widely published experts from a part of the globe where distal radius fractures are very common, especially during the winter months. Clear guidance is provided on diagnostic imaging, classification, and assessment of fracture instability. The complete spectrum of operative and nonoperative treatment options are then clearly explained with the aid of step-by-step illustrations. Extensive information is also provided on complications and their treatment. Both students and experienced practitioners will find this book to be an enlightening, practice-oriented reference on the management of these challenging fractures.
  • Emergency Orthopedics is a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive manual on the diagnosis and treatment of emergency injuries and disorders of the locomotor system. Its problem-based structure, with each chapter addressing a particular symptom, is designed to allow the reader to rapidly locate hands-on advice. For each symptom, facts and findings that will assist in diagnosis are highlighted. Possible diagnoses are suggested according to the ICD-10 code, and the proposed treatment recommendations consider both short- and long-term aspects. The text is supported by exceptionally instructive illustrations, e.g., of examination techniques and reduction maneuvers. The author has extensive practical experience in emergency rooms as well as in sports medicine, research, and education. This book will be a treasure trove of information for all who work in the emergency room and will also be very useful for general practitioners, physiotherapists, and chiropractors.
  • Introduction -- History and clinical examination -- Orthopaedic anatomy -- Basic science in orthopaedics -- Investigations -- Methods of treatment -- The principles of managing trauma -- Immediate care and major incidents -- Methods of managing trauma -- Injuries to the face, head and spine -- Injuries to the trunk -- Injuries to the upper limb -- Hand injuries -- Injuries to the lower limb -- Sports injuries -- Osteoarthritis -- Rheumatoid arthritis and other arthropathies -- Bone and joint infections -- Metabolic disease, dysplasias, osteochondritis, and neurological disorders -- Granulomatous disorders and tumours -- Deformities in children -- Disorders of the shoulder and elbow -- Disorders of the wrist and hand -- Disorders of the hip and knee -- Disorders of the ankle and foot -- Disorders of the spine.
  • E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
  • This book provides an update on a wide variety of hot topics in the field of knee surgery, sports trauma, and arthroscopy, covering the latest developments in basic science and clinical and surgical methods. It comprises the Instructional Course Lectures delivered at the 16th ESSKA Congress, which was held in Amsterdam during May 2014 and brought together the worlds leading orthopaedic and sports physicians. The contributions are all written by European and international experts in their field. Each lecture has a practical focus and provides an up-to-date synthesis of core knowledge on the subject in question with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Take home messages and key recommendations are highlighted. This book will be of value to practitioners and researchers alike.
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  • This tenth volume in the EUROPEAN INSTRUCTIONAL LECTURES series continues the format of educational chapters from across Orthopaedics and Traumatology contributed by notable surgeons in Europe. It provides up-to-date material and major advances covering a range of topics including: -General Orthopaedics -Musculo-Skeletal Tumours -Paediatric Orthopaedics -Trauma -Spine -Upper Limb -Hip -Knee -Ankle and Foot All the lectures were presented at the 11th EFORT Congress in Madrid, Spain. The lectures are an authoritative source of information illustrated by radiographs, MRI and CT Scans, operative photographs, tables and line drawings. They are a valuable source of instruction for Surgeons and Trainees alike. This book has been edited by Professor George Bentley. Chairman of Scientific Publications Committee of EFORT.
  • Bone Substitutes in Clinical Work / Jari Salo -- Epidemiology and Variability of Orthopaedic Procedures Worldwide / Maria de Fatima de Pina, Ana Isabel Ribeiro, and Carlos Santos -- Cartilage-Forming Bone Tumours / Antonie H.M. Taminiau, Judith V.M.G. Bovée, Carla S.P. van Rijswijk, Hans A.J. Gelderblom, and Michiel A.J. van de Sande -- The Current State of Treatment for Clubfoot in Europe / Rüdiger Krauspe, Kristina Weimann-Stahlschmidt, and B. Westhoff -- Management of Pelvic Fractures / Peter V. Giannoudis and Frangiskos Xypnitos -- The Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis / Carlos Torrens -- Spine Injury: Polytrauma Management / Benny Dahl -- Surgical Management of Tuberculosis of the Spine / Ahmet Alanay and Deniz Olgun -- Scaphoid Fractures / Joseph J. Dias -- Bearing Surfaces / Theofilos Karachalios and George Karydakis -- Hip Pain in the Young Adult / Moritz Tannast, Christoph E. Albers, Simon D. Steppacher, and Klaus A. Siebenrock -- Bone Loss Around the Acetabular Component / Jonathan Howell and Ben Bolland -- The Uni-Knee: Indications, and Recent Techniques / Sébastien Lustig, Gérard Deschamps, M. Alsaati, C. Fary, and Phillippe Neyret -- Osteotomies Around the Knee / Siegfried Hofmann, Philipp Lobenhoffer, Alex Staubli, and Ronald Van Heerwaarden -- Total Knee Replacement for the Stiff Knee / Philippe Massin -- Surgical Treatment of Displaced Calcaneal Fractures / Zvi Cohen, Gershon Volpin, and Haim Shtarker Forefoot Deformities / Wolfgang Schneider.
  • Part 1. Musculo-skeletal Trauma -- The Spectrum of Polytrauma. A Pragmatic Approach for the Musculo-Skeletal Surgeon / Pierre Hoffmeyer and Robin Peter -- Proximal Femoral Fractures / Christopher G. Moran and M. Gaden -- Acute Infections After Osteosynthesis / Volkmar Heppert -- Part 2. Musculo-skeletal Tumours -- The Multi-modal Approach to Metastatic Disease / Minna Laitinen, Maire Ratasvuori and Toni-Karri Pakarinen -- How to Manage Osteolytic Lesions / Jendrik Hardes -- Part 3. Paediatrics -- Developmental Hip Dysplasia - A Problem Solved? / Michael K. D. Benson -- Part 4. Spine -- Infections of the Spine / José Guimarães Consciência, Rui Pinto and T. Saldanha -- Multimodal Treatment of Back Pain / Hans Raimund Casser -- Part 5. Upper Limb -- Proximal Humeral Fractures / Martin Jaeger and N. P. Südkamp -- Part 6. Pelvis and Hip -- Navigation and Hip Surgery / Philippe Merloz -- Re-cementing in Revision Total Hip Replacement / Sarah L. Whitehouse, Matt Wilson, Jonathan R. Howell, Matthew J. W. Hubble and A. John Timperley -- Instability Following Total Hip Arthroplasty / Klaus-Peter Günther, Stephan Kirschner, Maik Stiehler and Albrecht Hartmann -- New Trends in Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head / Konstantinos N. Malizos and Loukia K. Papatheodorou -- Part 7. Knee -- Patellar Fractures / Jean-Christophe Bel -- Arthroscopic Treatment of Intra-Articular Fractures of the Knee / Reha N. Tandogan -- Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Knee / Tahsin Beyzadeoglu and Ayberk Onal -- Part 8. Trauma Lower Limb -- Ankle Fractures / Stefan Rammelt and Hans Zwipp -- Part 9. Foot and Ankle -- Treatment of Metatarsalgia / Jean-Luc Besse -- Management of Ankle Osteoarthritis / Matthias G. Walcher, Monika Horisberger, Antony Liddell and Victor Valderrabano.
  • This thirteenth volume in the EUROPEAN INSTRUCTIONAL LECTURES series continues the format of educational chapters from across Orthopaedics and Traumatology contributed by distinguished Orthopaedic Educators in Europe. It provides current material and major advances covering a range of topics including: General Orthopaedics, Basic Science and Technology, Musculo-skeletal Tumours, Infections, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Trauma, Spine, Upper Limb, Hip, Knee, Leg, Ankle and Foot. All the lectures were presented at the 14th EFORT Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • General Orthopaedics -- Evidence for Medical Treatment for Tertiary Prophylaxis of Osteoporosis -- Surgical Site Infections (SSIs): Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies -- Exercise Therapy as Treatment for Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee -- Tumours -- New Trends Based on Experimental Results in the Treatment of Sarcoma -- Surgery for Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- Trauma -- Biologics in Open Fractures -- Classification and Algorithm of Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures -- Management of Proximal Tibial Fractures -- Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Ring Injuries -- Paediatrics -- Anatomical Reconstruction of the Hip with SCFE, Justified by Pathophysiological Findings -- Spine -- Treatment of the Aging Spine -- Shoulder and Elbow -- New Trends in Shoulder Arthroplasty -- Surgery of the Elbow: Evolution of Successful Management -- Forearm -- The Forearm Joint -- Hip -- Current Evidence on Designs and Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Risk Factors and Treatment of Dislocations of Total Hip Arthroplasty -- Treatment of Early and Late Infection Following THA -- Knee -- Prevention and Management of Cartilage Injury and Osteoarthritis from Sports -- Meniscal Lesions Today: Evidence for Treatment -- Modern Indications for High Tibial Osteotomy -- Unicompartment Knee Arthroplasty: From Primary to Revision Surgery -- Foot and Ankle -- Osteotomies Around the Ankle.
  • Economics of Orthopaedic Infections: A Bottomless Pit -- Updated Animal Models in Orthopaedics Research -- Fractures and Complications Related To Osteoporosis -- RSA Studies in Implant Research -- Instability of the Ankle -- SCFE: Surgical Options -- Proximal Humerus Fractures in Children and Adolescents -- Pelvic Reconstruction in Oncology -- Knee Injuries in Children -- Prevention of Deep Infection in THA -- Revision in Metal-On-Metal THA: Current Knowledge -- Treatment of PJI -- Microbiology/Biofilm/Antibiotics for Dummies -- Diagnostics In PJI -- Patello-Femoral Prosthesis -- Perioperative Management in TKR -- The Role of THR in Patients with Concomitant Back Pain -- Distal Radius Fractures: Indication for Plate Fixation -- Treatment of Fragility Fractures in the Upper Extremity -- Extra capsular Proximal Femur Fractures: Indications for (Primary) Arthroplasty.
  • "This important reference textbook covers the surgical management of all major orthopaedic and traumatological conditions. The book will act as the major source of education and guidance in surgical practice for surgeons and trainees, especially those preparing for higher surgical examinations and the Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology examinations within and beyond Europe. The emphasis throughout is on the application of current knowledge and research to technical problems, how to avoid operative problems, and how to salvage complications if they occur. The didactic text is complemented by abundant illustrations that highlight the essentials of each clinical scenario. The authors are all recognized international authorities active at congresses and workshops as well as in universities and hospitals across the world."--Publisher's website.
  • 1. Damage Control Orthopedics in the Polytrauma Patient / Hans-Christoph Pape, Thomas Dienstknecht, and Peter V. Giannoudis -- 2. Limb Damage Control Orthopedics / Madhusudhan Yakkanti, Cyril Mauffrey, and Craig S. Roberts -- 3. Practical Biomechanical Considerations about External Fixators / Cyril Mauffrey, Dennis Beck, and Laura Ruhala -- 4. External Fixation in Economically Disadvantaged Areas / David Seligson, N.S. Laud, and Alfredo Aybar Montoya -- 5. External Fixation in the War Zone / Paul J. Dougherty and Kimberly M. Kesling -- 6. External Fixation of the Pelvis in Damage Control Orthopedics / Madhusudhan Yakkanti and Craig S. Roberts -- 7. External Fixation About the Wrist and the Forearm / Cyril Mauffrey, David Seligson, and Jonathan Yerasimide / 8. External Fixators in the Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures / V. Manakavala Perumal, Cyril Mauffrey, and Craig S. Roberts -- 9. The Use of External Fixators in the Acute Management of Tibial Pilon Fractures / Cyril Mauffrey, David Seligson, and Jessica Heinsen -- 10. External Fixation of Long Bones / Dennis Beck and Charles Daniel Benson -- 11. The Care and Management of Patients with External Fixators / David Seligson and Janet Macphaden -- 12. Complications of External Fixation / G. Zych -- 13. Timing and Strategies for Definitive Fixation After a Damage Control Frame / Thomas De Coster -- 14. Medico Legal Considerations Surrounding the Injured Patient / David Seligson and Charles Daniel Benson.
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Fingertip -- Closed Injuries: Bone, Ligament and Tendon -- Injuries to the Nail Apparatus -- High Pressure Injection Injuries -- Fingertip Amputations: Supermicrosurgery and Replantation -- Fingertip Amputations: Coverage ? Local and Regional Flaps -- Reconstruction of the Thumb Tip -- Free Tissue Transfer for Fingertip Coverage -- Fingertip Burns -- Pediatric Fingertip Injuries -- Rehabilitation of the Fingertip.
  • Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery, by Drs. Fu-Chan Wei and Samir Mardini, explains how to achieve excellent results while performing all major conventional and perforator flaps used as both pedicled and free flap procedures. Respected microsurgeons from around the world describe how to use these flaps to reconstruct particular defects around the body. Videos demonstrate the entire spectrum of surgical reconstructive procedures and flaps, while high-quality illustrations, clear photographs and detailed case studies provide examples to help you achieve best possible outcomes. See how to make optimal use of perforator flaps for reconstruction of the mandible, maxilla, forehead, lower extremity ; pedicled flaps for reconstruction of shoulder motion in brachial plexus palsy ; anterolateral thigh flaps for reconstruction of defects in the head and neck, upper extremity, and lower extremity ; temporoparietal fascia flap for ear reconstruction ; nerve grafts for obstetric brachial plexus palsy reconstruction ... groin flaps for hand reconstruction ... harvest of the trimmed great toe, second toe, and combined second and third toe for hand and finger reconstruction ; harvest of the radial forearm flap ; exposure of recipient vessels in the facial artery and vein, transverse cervical artery and vein, and superficial temporal artery and vein ; and much more. Benefit from the knowledge, experience and unique insight of many of the world's most respected reconstructive micro surgeons. Watch surgeons perform procedures in real time with an unparalleled two-hour video collection that demonstrates harvest of the fibula flap for use in mandible reconstruction, the jejunum for esophagus reconstruction, and the SIEA, DIEP and IGAP flaps for breast reconstruction ; functioning muscle transfers for a variety of defects, including the gracilis muscle for facial reanimation and the gracilis musculocutaneous flap for finger flexion reconstruction with innervation using the intercostal nerves ; lymphaticovenous anastomoses and microvascular anastomosis of the artery using suture techniques and anastomosis of the vein ; and many other essential techniques. Visualize what to look for and how to proceed with high-quality illustrations of regional anatomy, flap anatomy, and step-by-step flap dissections, as well as clear photographs demonstrating successful reconstructions. Read detailed case studies that illustrate how to optimize every aspect of the care of the reconstructive surgery patient, including the postoperative period and long-term follow-up.
  • The "complete autopsy" : the management of risk -- Postmortem changes : the "great pretenders" -- Asphyxia -- Thermal injury -- Bodies recovered from water -- Penetrating trauma: close-range firearm wounds -- Penetrating trauma: sharp force injuries -- Blunt trauma : with reference to planes, trains, and automobiles -- Craniocerebral trauma and vertebrospinal trauma -- Sudden neurological death.
  • This book is designed as an easy to read reference and practical guide to the management of combat extremity injuries, which account for a high percentage of the injuries sustained in recent and current conflicts. The surgical techniques appropriate to the full range of extremity injuries and some other frequent injuries, such as trauma to the spine and pelvis, are clearly described with the aid of helpful illustrations. In each chapter a bottom line up front approach is adopted, providing key messages first; a further important feature is the emphasis placed on case-based information and lessons learned from practice. Care has been taken to ensure that the advice provided is straightforward and in line with military clinical practice guidelines.
  • Prehospital and enroute care -- Combat triage and mass casualty management -- Initial management priorities: beyond ABCDE -- Damage control resuscitation -- To operate or image?: pulling the trigger -- Ultrasound in combat trauma -- The bowel: contamination, colostomies, and combat surgery -- Liver and spleen injury management in combat (old school) -- Pancreatic and duodenal injuries (sleep when you can ...) -- Operative management of renal injuries -- Major abdominal vascular trauma -- To close or not to close: managing the open abdomen -- Choice of thoracic incision -- Lung injuries in combat -- Diagnosis and management of penetrating cardiac injury -- Thoracic vascular injuries: operative management in "enemy territory" -- Chest wall and diaphragm injury -- Soft tissue wounds and fasciotomies -- Extremity injuries and open fractures -- Mangled extremities and amputations -- Peripheral vascular injuries -- The neck -- Geritourinary injuries (excluding kidney) -- Neurosurgery for dummies -- Spine injuries -- Face, eye, and ear injuries -- Burn care in the field hospital -- The pediatric patient in wartime -- The combat ICU team -- Postoperative resuscitation -- Monitoring -- Ventilator management: a practical approach to respiratory failure in combat casualties -- Practical approach to combat-related infections and antibiotics -- Stabilization and transfer from the far forward environment -- Humanitarian and local national care -- Expectant and end of life care in a combat zone.
  • All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on basics in trauma surgery is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
  • Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology. By utilizing current literature and evidence-based resources, the textbook elucidates the unique nature of caring for the elderly population. The structure of the volume provides the reader with an overview of the physiologic and psychological changes, as well as the impact on the healthcare system, associated with the aging process. Emphasis is placed on the impact of aging, pre-existing medical problems, effects of polypharmacy, advanced directives and end-of-life wishes on acute surgical problems, including trauma and surgical critical care. Special attention is given to the ethical implications of management of the aged. The multidisciplinary contributors provide a unique point of view not common to surgical texts. The textbook is the definitive resource for practicing surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists, anesthesiologists, hospitalists, geriatricians, as well as surgical residents, nurses and therapists, all who care for elderly patients with surgical emergencies.
  • Obtain the best outcomes from the latest techniques with help from a "who's who" of pediatric orthopaedic trauma experts! Considered as the "go-to" reference for orthopaedic trauma surgeons and pediatric orthopaedic trauma surgeons, Green's Skeletal Trauma in Children presents practical, focused guidance on managing traumatic musculoskeletal injuries in children and adolescents. It emphasizes the unique aspects of children's fractures in terms of epidemiology, mechanisms, management, and the challenges of treating the skeletally immature patient. State-of-the-art coverage includes crucial chapters on skeletal trauma related to child abuse, anesthesia and analgesia, management of children's fractures, and outcome measures and rehabilitation.
  • 1 Il fratturato, il polifratturato e il politraumatizzato -- 2 Le Fratture e il meccanismo di guarigione -- 3 Le fratture esposte -- 4 Il rischio tromboembolico e la sua prevenzione -- 5 Rischio infettivo: prevenzione e trattamento -- 6 Fratture vertebrali -- 7 Fratture e lussazioni della spalla -- 8 Fratture dell?omero diafisario e distale -- 9 Lussazioni e fratture (olecrano e capitello) del gomito -- 10 Fratture dell?avambraccio -- 11 Le fratture distali del radio -- 12 Fratture e lussazioni del carpo -- 13 Fratture e lussazioni della mano -- 14 Traumi della pelvi -- 15 Fratture e lussazioni dell?anca -- 16 Fratture del femore -- 17 Fratture e lussazioni del ginocchio -- 18 Fratture della tibia -- 19 Fratture malleolari -- 20 Fratture e lussazioni del piede -- 21 Fratture in età pediatrica -- 22 Fratture peri-protesiche -- 23 Fratture patologiche.
  • Part 1. History, epidemiology, prevention and education / A history of burn care. Leopoldo C. Cancio and Steven E. Wolf -- Epidemiology and prevention of burns throughout the world / Michael D. Peck -- Prevention of burn injuries / Anna Arno and Judy Knighton -- Burns associated with wars and disasters / Jonathan B. Lundy and Leopoldo C. Cancio -- Education in burns / Kunaal Jindal and Shahriar Shahrokhi -- European practice guidelines for burn care: Minimum level of burn care provision in Europe / Pavel Brychta -- Part 2. Pre-hospital and initial management of burns. Pre-hospital, fluid and early management, burn wound evaluation / Folke Sjöberg -- Medical documentation of burn injuries / Herbert L. Haller, Michael Giretzlehner, Johannes Dirnberger and Robert Owen -- Pathophysiology of burn injury / Gerd G. Gauglitz and Marc G. Jeschke -- Anesthesia for patients with acute burn injuries / Lee C. Woodson, Edward Sherwood, Alexis McQuitty and Mark D. Talon -- Diagnosis and management of inhalation injury / Tina L. Palmieri and Richard L. Gamelli -- Respiratory management / Robert Cartotto -- Part 3. Acute burn care and therapy. Organ responses and organ support / Kathryn L. Butler and Robert L. Sheridan -- Critical care of thermally injured patient / Mette M. Berger, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke -- Treatment of infection in burns / Gerd G. Gauglitz, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke -- Acute treatment of severely burned pediatric patients / Gerd G. Gauglitz and Marc G. Jeschke -- Adult burn management / Peter Dziewulski, Jorge-Leon Villapalos and Joan Pere Barret -- Burns in older adults / Tam N. Pham -- Acute management of facial burns / Peter Dziewulski and Jorge-Leon Villapalos -- Hand burns / Benjamin P. Amis and Matthew B. Klein -- Treatment of burns -- established and novel technology / Ludwik K. Branski, Manuel Dibildox, Shahriar Shahrokhi and Marc G. Jeschke -- Wound healing / David A. Brown and Nicole S. Gibran -- Pain management after burn trauma / Richard Girtler and Burkhard Gustorff -- Nutrition support for the burn patient / Amalia Cochran, Jeffrey R. Saffle and Caran Graves -- HBO and burns / Harald Andel -- Nursing management of the burn-injured person / Judy Knighton and Mary Jako -- Outpatient burn care / Bernd Hartmann and Christian Ottomann -- Part 4. Non-thermal burns. Electrical injury / Brett D. Arnoldo, John L. Hunt and Gary F. Purdue -- Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of chemical burns / Leila Kolios and Günter Germann -- Necrotizing and exfoliative diseases of the skin / David A. Sieber, Gerard J. Abood and Richard L. Gamelli -- Frostbite / Paul Kraincuk, Maike Keck, David Lumenta and Lars-Peter Kamolz.
  • This book provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the role of diagnostic imaging in the assessment and management of trauma and polytrauma in children. The coverage includes imaging of injuries to the head, thorax, abdomen, bone and musculoskeletal system, with careful attention to the newest imaging techniques, imaging during the course of recovery, and imaging of complications. A series of illustrative cases underline the prognostic value of imaging. In addition, an individual chapter is devoted to diagnostic imaging in cases of child abuse. The book concludes by discussing informed consent and medicolegal issues related to the imaging of pediatric traumatic emergencies. Imaging Trauma and Polytrauma in Pediatric Patients will be invaluable in enabling radiologists and clinicians to identify the main features and signs of injuries on a wide range of imaging techniques, including X-ray, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.
  • 1. Understanding spinal cord injury -- 2. A global picture of spinal cord injury -- 3. Prevention of spinal cord injury -- 4. Health care and rehabilitation needs -- 5. Health systems strengthening -- 6. Attitudes, relationships and adjustment -- 7. Spinal cord injury and enabling environments -- 8. Education and employment -- 9. The way forward, recommendations -- Technical appendices A-D -- Glossary -- Index.
  • "Lactoferrin was first identified as an iron-binding glycoprotein abundantly found in milk. It has been considered to play important roles in host defense, since lactoferrin shows broad spectrum of anti-bacterial and anti-viral activities, arising from its iron-chelating property. Furthermore, lactoferrin can regulate the function of innate and adaptive immune cells and exhibits immuno-modulating properties. These activities of lactoferrin implicate that potential use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. In addition, this book shows that lactoferrin is a potent regulator of dermal fibroblasts and epidermal keratinocytes, and promotes skin or corneal epithelial wound healing by increasing their proliferation, migration or deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) components such as collagen and hyaluronan. This book provides the scientific background on use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. Indeed, lactoferrin exerts its biological effects by binding to specific lactoferrin receptors on target cells. This book also covers the in-depth information on roles of lactoferrin as a signaling molecule."--Publisher's website.
  • Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Trauma Patient summarizes the most current concepts and clinical practices for the management of the patient with musculoskeletal traumatic injuries. The text covers optimal time frames for stabilization of orthopedic injuries and strategies to mitigate systemic injury while minimizing damage due to pelvic, spine and long bone trauma. The volume covers the gamut of traumatic axial and extremity injuries, including cervico-lumbar-thoracic spine injuries, spinal cord injuries, long bone fractures with special emphasis on the femoral shaft, pelvic and acetabular injuries, open fractures, mangled extremities, upper extremity injuries, combination and severe soft tissues injuries and periarticular fractures. These are discussed in the context of isolated injury and combined with orthopedic injuries of the brain, abdomen, chest and other musculoskeletal injuries. Written by internationally recognized experts, Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Trauma Patient is a valuable resource for orthopedic surgeons.
  • Offers complete coverage of maxillofacial trauma highlighted by an unparalleled collection of outstanding, full-color photographs, and highly detailed line drawings that clarify surgical procedures. Addresses secondary surgery in a dedicated section, covering such topics as facial scar management; secondary osteotomies and bone grafting to correct deformities; bone distraction, used commonly with congenital malformations; secondary rhinoplasty for traumatic nasal deformities, which are associated with a variety of cosmetic and functional issues; secondary orbital surgery; facial nerve injuries; and psychological support for patient with facial trauma. Features an outstanding, full-color art program, with more than 750 color photos that cover all aspects of injury and treatment, and 250 color line drawings that walk you step by step through surgical procedures. Includes contributions from a "who's who" list of international experts in oral and maxillofacial surgery, psychology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, and craniofacial surgery. Relates brain injury to the overall management of the face for both function and esthetics. Contains updated guidelines on facial fractures, expanded information on psychological problems following facial trauma, and a new chapter on pediatric trauma.
  • The Importance of Vascular Investigation and Intervention in Leg Ulcer Management / Colin Davies and Keith Poskitt -- Diabetic Foot Disease and Wound Healing / Agbor Ndip and Edward B. Jude -- Atypical Ulcers / Jennifer Tang and Robert S. Kirsner -- Nutrition and Wound Healing / Giuseppe Benati and Maria S. Bertone -- Measurement of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair / Visweswar Bhattacharya, Nilesh K. Agarwal and Siddhartha Bhattacharya -- Pressure Ulcers in Neurologically Compromised Patients / Anbananden Soopramanien and Shivram Singh -- Complications of Wound Healing / Somprakas Basu and Vijay Shukla -- Epidemiology of Wounds / David J. Margolis -- Histopathology of Wounds / Mariya Miteva and Paolo Romanelli -- Measuring Pressure in the Diabetic Foot / Thanh Dinh, Aristidis Veves and Francesco Tecilazich -- Skin and Vascular Assessments / Marco Romanelli, Valentina Dini and Raj Mani -- Wound Tissue Oximetry: A Cornerstone in Wound Care / Jaideep Banerjee and Chandan K. Sen -- Measurement of Biomarkers for Impaired Healing in Fluids and Tissues / Gregory S. Schultz and Daniel J. Gibson -- Measurements in Burns / Tom McKinnell and Sarah A. Pape -- Managing Scars: Measurements to Improve Scar Management / Luc Téot, Claude Roques, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr -- The Use of Biophysical Technologies in Chronic Wound Management / Uwe Wollina, Birgit Heinig and Luther Kloth -- Research Studies in Wound Healing: The Role of Outcomes/Endpoints for the Evidence in RCTs / Finn Gottrup, Jan Apelqvist and Patricia Price -- Models in Wound Healing / Ming Yuan Miao, Ting Xie, Shuliang Lu and Raj Mani.
  • The orthopaedic surgeon's viewpoint -- The legal viewpoint -- The orthopaedic surgeon in court -- The shoulder -- The humerus -- The elbow -- The forearm -- The wrist -- Hand injuries -- The hip -- The femur -- The knee -- The tibia and fibula -- The ankle -- The foot -- The pelvis and acetabulum -- The cervical spine: Whiplash injury -- The cervical spine: Fractures -- Assessment of patients with low back problems in the medicolegal setting -- Thoracic and lumbar spine fractures -- Traumatic spinal cord injuries -- Head injury -- Soft tissue injuries, including burns -- Peripheral nerve injuries -- The psychological effects of trauma -- Complex regional pain syndrome -- Arm pain and work -- Radiology in medicolegal practice -- Hand-arm vibration syndrome -- Medicolegal aspects of cauda equina syndrome.
  • Microbiology of wounds 2010
    An introduction to the world of microbiology and biofilmology / Steven L. Percival, John G. Thomas, and David Williams -- Human skin and microbial flora / Rose A. Cooper and Steven L. Percival -- An introduction to wounds / Michel H.E. Hermans and Terry Treadwell -- Burn wound management / Michel H.E. Hermans -- Cell biology of normal and impaired healing / Keith Moore -- The microbiology of wounds / Steven L. Percival and Scott E. Dowd -- Types of wounds and infections / Randall D. Wolcott ... [et al.] -- Biofilms and significance to wound healing / Keith F. Cutting ... [et al.] -- Wounds, enzymes, and proteases / Steven L. Percival and Christine A. Cochrane -- Wound healing immunology and biofilms / Emma J. Woods ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial interventions for wounds / Steven L. Percival, Rose A. Cooper, and Benjamin A. Lipsky -- Wound dressings and other topical treatment modalities in bioburden control / Richard White -- Factors affecting the healing of chronic wounds : an iconoclastic view / Marissa J. Carter and Caroline E. Fife.
  • Minor emergencies. 3rd ed. 2012
    2012 ClinicalKey
  • In this book, leading clinicians present widely accepted guidelines and evidence-based practices for the management of patients with traumatic brain injury. Divided into five main sections, the book guides the clinician through the science, management, critical care, outcomes, and important socioeconomic issues relevant to patient care. With an integrated management approach to injury and rehabilitation that goes well beyond initial surgery, Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Brain will enable neurosurgeons, neurologists, physicians in trauma, critical care, and rehabilitation medicine, and residents in these specialties to optimize patient care and outcomes. It is also useful as a guide for board exam preparation. The companion volume to this book is Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine.
  • In this review of brain trauma literature, the editors and contributors add much to accepted guidelines by providing expert opinions on questions related to resuscitation and initial assessment, brain and spinal cord injury, postacute care, sports medicine, and trauma systems. Each of the 48 questions is followed by a brief answer, boxed pearls, background, a literature review with studies classed according to strength of evidence, and conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ocular traumatology 2008
    Terminology of mechanical injuries: the Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology (BETT) -- Classification of mechanical eye injuries -- Predicting the severity of an eye injury: the Ocular Trauma Score (OTS) -- Counseling the injured individual and the family -- From the other side: the patient's viewpoint -- Myths and truths in ocular traumatology -- Clinical epidemiology, prevention, and rehabilitation -- Strategic thinking in ocular traumatology -- Evaluation -- Emergency management -- Conjunctiva -- Cornea -- Sclera and limbus -- Tissue prolapse -- Anterior chamber -- Iris and pupil -- Lens -- Ciliary body and choroid -- Vitreous and retina -- Trauma by blunt object: contusions -- Open glove injury: a brief overview -- Trauma by blunt object: ruptures -- Penetrating injuries and IOFBs -- Perforating injuries -- Injury involving the entire globe -- Ocular trauma in children and in elderly patients -- Endophthalmitis -- Posttraumatic glaucoma -- Hypotony -- Endoscopy -- Chemical injuries -- Electromagnetic trauma -- The effects of systemic trauma on the eye.
  • Cervical spine and cervicothoracic junction -- Thoracic spine -- Thoracolumbar junction -- Lumbar spine and lumbosacral junction -- Cervical spine -- Thoracic and lumbar spine -- Pelvis : pelvic ring -- Pelvis : acetabulum -- Hip joint -- Femur -- Knee -- Lower leg -- Foot -- Scapula and clavicle -- Shoulder -- Humerus -- Elbow -- Forearm -- Wrist -- Hand.
  • This book by Madbak and Dangleben has collated lot of information that has been presented and published in many disparate arenas into a single easy to read source. In an area where there is more experience and ℓ́ℓfavorite techniquesℓ́ℓ than true evidence based answers, they provide a wealth of information along with outstanding photographic support that makes this an excellent resource for all surgeons caring for this population. Similar to many things in life, when treating patients with the open abdomen one size or methodology does not fit all and this book will assuredly contain at least one possible answer to your patientℓ́ℓs problem. One of the more unique aspects of this textbook is its detailed ℓ́ℓHow toℓ́ℓ approach for the wide variety of techniques utilized in the management of the open abdomen. While there may be no consensus as to what constitutes the optimal management of the open abdomen, this book articulates a number of options and their advantages. Most importantly, it provides high quality photographs that enhance the step by step ℓ́ℓHow toℓ́ℓ approach of the text. More recent developments including using biologic mesh, implementing complex abdominal wall reconstruction and utilizing minimally invasive endoscopic techniques are described. This book is not only appropriate for all practicing surgeons that deal with this complex issue, but is also relevant for residents and fellows who are just getting their first exposure to open abdomens.
  • Describing the diagnosis and management of maxillofacial and associated traumatic injuries step by step, this 4th Edition takes you beyond the surgical management of head and neck trauma to cover the general management of traumatic injuries, systemic evaluation of the trauma patient, and special considerations associated with maxillofacial trauma patient care. New to this edition are over 700 full-color illustrations showing details of traumatic injuries and their treatment. Edited by head and neck trauma expert Dr. Raymond J. Fonseca, along with over 80 highly respected contributors, this comprehensive reference provides all of the information you need to offer the best care possible to maxillofacial trauma patients. UPDATED content reflects current thinking and the latest techniques in the management of traumatic injuries. NEW full-color illustrations and design highlight clinical areas and show details of injuries and their treatment.
  • Emil Schemitsch, MD, FRCS(C), is a multimedia orthopedics resource that offers the how-to step-by-step guidance you needin both atlas and online video formatsto perform all of the latest and best procedures. The large full-color photos and diagrammable illustrations, concise text, included DVD, and companion web video make it simple to find exactly what you need, when you need it. The result is a detailed, easy-to-use reference that no orthopedic surgeon should be without.Includes access to a companion website where you can search the full text of the book, view videos of experts performing techniques, and link to PubMed for further reference.Covers the hottest topics including compartment syndrome, and the latest techniques in locking plates, management of complex periarticular fractures, difficult upper extremity fractures and acute total joint arthroplasty to help you stay on top of your field.Features step-by-step intraoperative photographs demonstrating each technique and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes so youll know exactly what to do.Highlights key anatomical structures through full-color photographs and interpretive diagrams that present a real-life perspective of cases.Presents surgical tips, pearls and pitfalls from the authors enabling you to enhance your technique and optimize outcomes. Outlines positioning, exposures, instrumentation, and implants to equip you to be more thoroughly prepared for every procedure.Features a hands-on, clinical emphasis, providing just the information and guidance you need.Offers post-operative management guidelines and discussions of expected outcomes to help you avoid mistakes and offer quality patient-focused care.Includes a DVD with videos of experts performing key procedures to help you refine your technique.
  • Evidence-based medicine is the future of orthopedic surgery. The escalating costs of medical care drive the need for physicians to base clinical decisions on data in order to provide optimal care to every patient. Orthopedic Traumatology: An Evidence-Based Approach provides readers a model for evidence-based decision making in orthopedic trauma. Renowned orthopedic trauma surgeons describe interesting clinical scenarios, give expert opinions on management, and include relevant imaging to create a complete picture of each fascinating case. Useful for residents and practicing physicians alike, Orthopedic Traumatology is a unique guide to orthopedic trauma and evidence-based medicine.
  • ABOUT THE FRCS -- ANATOMY -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- Surgical approaches -- SPINE -- Spinal trauma -- Tumours -- Infections -- Stenosis -- Disc prolapse -- Scoliosis (Paediatric and adult) -- Back pain -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Rheumatoid spine -- Spondylolisthesis -- Cervical spondylosis -- Kyphosis -- PAEDIATRICS -- DDH -- Perthes -- SCFE -- CP -- Neurofibromatosis -- Skeletal dysplasias -- Paediatric trauma -- Club feet -- Metatarsus adductus -- Congenital vertical talus -- BASIC SCIENCES -- Statistics -- Cartilage -- Bone -- Muscles -- Tendons/ligaments -- Meniscus -- Radiation -- Arthritides -- Metals -- Theatre design -- Traction -- Free body diagrams -- Gait cycle -- LOWER LIMB ARTHROPLASTY -- Hip replacement -- Knee replacement -- TRAUMATOLOGY -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- Scores in trauma -- FOOT AND ANKLE -- Biomechanics -- Arthroscopy -- Arthritis -- Instability -- Hallux rigidus -- Hallux valgus -- Interdigital neuroma -- Neuropatic foot -- Rheumatoid foot -- Tarsal tunnel -- Lesser toe deformities -- Pes planus -- Charcot Marie Tooth -- ORTHOTICS/AMPUTATIONS/REHABILITATION -- Orthotics and braces -- Amputation -- Rehabilitation -- SPORTS -- HANDS -- Rheumatoid hand -- Tendon injuries (flexors/extensors) -- Distal radial fractures -- Scaphoid fractures -- Kienbocks disease -- Trigger fingers -- Dupuytrens disease -- DRUJ and TFCC injuries -- Concepts of tendon transfers -- Carpal instability -- CMCJ thumb arthritis -- Wrist arthritis -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- De quervain tenosynovitis -- UPPER LIMB -- ACJ arthritis -- Sub acromial impingement -- Cuff tear -- Cuff arthropathy -- Shoulder arthritis -- Shoulder rheumatoid arthritis -- Shoulder ON -- Calcific tendinopathy -- Frozen shoulder -- SLAP -- Shoulder instability -- Elbow OA -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Instability -- Tendinopathies -- Biceps rupture -- Elbow arthroscopy -- Elbow arthroplasty -- ONCOLOGY -- Basic concepts (classifications, biopsy...) -- Benign tumors (bone, cartilage, others) -- Malignant tumors (bone, cartilage, others) -- PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS -- Hip -- Knee -- Shoulder -- Spine -- Elbow -- Hand -- Foot and ankle -- Gait cycle -- GEMS -- What you will not find in the books but might be asked in the exam -- UP TO DATE REFERENCES -- Per topics.
  • Patellar Instability Surgery in Clinical Practice analyses in a step by step format, the different reconstruction techniques for the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction as well as other techniques less frequently used in the patient with lateral patellofemoral instability. also the treatment of medial patellofemoral instability is also explained. Patellar Instability surgery is a very practical book, aimed at junior and general orthopedic surgeon who require a useful easy reference for these common knee procedures but will also be of great interest to those surgeons who specialized in knee surgery.
  • This handy volume focuses on the evaluation and treatment of a wide range of sports injuries, in relation to the Tanner stage of sexual development in young athletes. Recognized leaders in each subspecialty illustrate their own treatment preferences, and a series of detailed chapters address the injuries likely to be encountered in different parts of the body, including the spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, ankle, and feet. Among the topics that receive particular attention are epiphyseal-physeal injuries, the still controversial issue of capsular ligament tears and the impact of their treatment on joint and bone development, and stress syndromes of the musculoskeletal system. Helpful algorithms covering the diagnosis and treatment of ligament tears are included, and advice is provided on when to return an athlete to training. One chapter is devoted to non-sports-related pathologies that have to be considered in the differential diagnosis of sports injuries in adolescents. Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts, this volume will be an excellent guide in diagnosis and in evaluating the impact of treatments for all professionals dealing with young athletes; orthopedic surgeons, physiotherapists, general practitioners and athletic trainers.
  • The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. No technology will ever replace the compassion in the touch of a hand or the soothing words of a calm and gentle voice. The four volumes of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, 2nd Edition detail the continued growth and evolution of the pediatric critical care medicine speciality. They reveal the technological innovations in monitoring and information management and gives witness to the rapid evolution and adoption of novel monitoring techniques, such as continuous venous oximetry and near-infrared spectroscopy. They also cover advances in molecular biology that have led to the era of personalized medicine with the ability to individualize treatment to the unique and specific needs of a patient. As such this volume and its three sister titles will be of immense value to all studying and practicing pediatric critical care medicine or those involved in the management of this group of patients.
  • The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. No technology will ever replace the compassion in the touch of a hand or the soothing words of a calm and gentle voice. The four volumes of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, 2nd Edition detail the continued growth and evolution of the pediatric critical care medicine speciality. They reveal the technological innovations in monitoring and information management and gives witness to the rapid evolution and adoption of novel monitoring techniques, such as continuous venous oximetry and near-infrared spectroscopy. They also cover advances in molecular biology that have led to the era of personalized medicine with the ability to individualize treatment to the unique and specific needs of a patient. As such this volume and its three sister titles will be of immense value to all studying and practicing pediatric critical care medicine or those involved in the management of this group of patients.
  • Pediatric Anthropometry / Kathleen D. Klinich and Matthew P. Reed -- Epidemiology of Child Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries and Fatalities / Kristy B. Arbogast and Dennis R. Durbin -- Experimental Injury Biomechanics of the Pediatric Extremities and Pelvis / Johan Ivarsson, Masayoshi Okamoto and Yukou Takahashi -- Experimental Injury Biomechanics of the Pediatric Head and Brain / Susan Margulies and Brittany Coats -- Experimental Injury Biomechanics of the Pediatric Neck / Roger W. Nightingale and Jason F. Luck -- Experimental Injury Biomechanics of the Pediatric Thorax and Abdomen / Richard Kent, Johan Ivarsson and Matthew R. Maltese -- Pediatric Computational Models / Bharat K. Soni, Jong-Eun Kim, Yasushi Ito, Christina D. Wagner and King-Hay Yang.
  • Part 1: Prehospital care, diagnostic tools and resuscitation strategies -- Part 2: Surgical strategies in Penetrating Trauma to Head, Face, and Neck -- Part 3: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Chest -- Part 4: Surgical Strategies in Penetrating Trauma to the Abdomen and Pelvis -- Part 5: Surgical strategies in Penetrating Trauma and Orthopedic Injuries -- Part 6: Peripheral Arterial Injuries -- Part 7: Other topics.
  • This book addresses the psychological consequences of wounds and the psychological components of wound care, building on contemporary research evidence and presenting practical clinical guidelines. Particular emphasis is given to the psychological impact of both wounds and wound treatment. Implications for practice are discussed, making this book both educational and practical. Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice is aimed at clinicians, including GPs, vascular surgeons and physicians, nurses, especially tissue viability nurses, and podiatrists, and is also of interest to academic teachers and researchers.
  • Decisions -- The injury -- Coming to terms with brain injury -- The origins of the vegetative state -- A shift since Quinlan -- Maggie's wishes -- Something happened in Arkansas -- From PVS to MCS -- Leaving the hospital -- Heather's story -- Neuroimaging and neuroscience in the public mind -- Contractures and contradictions : medical necessity and the injured brain -- Minds, monuments, and moments -- Heads and hearts, toil and tears -- What do families want? -- Deep brain stimulation in MCS -- Mending our brains, minding our ethics -- It's still freedom -- Maggie's in town -- When consciousness becomes prosthetic -- The rights of mind -- A call for advocacy.
  • Biomechanics of fixation and fractures / Allan F. Tencer -- Classification of fractures / Douglas R. Dirschl and Lisa K. Cannada-- Management of the multiply injured patient / Hans-Christoph Pape and Peter Giannoudis -- The epidemiology of fractures. pt. 1. Overview of epidemiology / Charles M. Court-Brown and Benjamin C. Caesar -- pt. 2. Experience in the United States / Kenneth J. Koval and Michael Cooley -- Nonoperative fracture treatment / John F. Connolly -- Principles of internal fixation / Christian Krettek and Thomas Gösling -- Principles of external fixation / J. Tracy Watson -- Bone and joint healing / Joseph A. Buckwalter, Thomas A. Einhorn and J.L. Marsh -- Bone grafting and enhancement of fracture repair / Sanjeev Kakar, Eleftherios Tsiridis, and Thomas A. Einhorn -- Outcome studies in trauma / Mohit Bhandari -- Imaging considerations in orthopaedic trauma / Andrew H. Schmidt and Kerry M. Kallas -- Initial management of open fractures / Steven A. Olson and Mark C. Willis -- Acute compartment syndrome / Margaret M. McQueen -- Penetrating trauma / Edward A. Perez -- War wounds, limb salvage, and traumatic amputations / Paul J. Dougherty -- Bone and soft tissue reconstruction / Lior Heller and L. Scott Levin -- Systemic complications / David C. Templeman and William A. Marinelli -- Local complications / Kirti D. Moholkar and Bruce H. Ziran -- Osteoporotic fractures / Magnus K. Karlsson, Karl Obrant and Per Olof Josefsson -- Pathologic fractures / Kristy L. Weber -- Stress fractures / David C. Teague -- Periprosthetic fractures. pt. 1. Periprosthetic fractures of the elbow and shoulder / Robert H. Cofield ... [et al.] -- pt. 2. Periprosthetic fractures about total hip and total knee replacements / Jay D. Mabrey -- Computer-aided orthopaedic surgery in skeletal trauma / Meir Liebergall, Rami Mosheiff, and Leo Joskowicz -- Fractures and dislocations of the hand / Mark H. Henry -- Fractures and dislocations of the carpus / Christian Gaebler -- Fractures of the distal radius and ulna / David S. Ruch -- Fractures of the shafts of the radius and ulna / Ralph Hertel and Dominique A. Rothenfluh -- Fractures and dislocations of the elbow / David Ring -- Fractures of the distal humerus / C. Michael Robinson -- Fractures of the shaft of the humerus / Michael D. McKee -- Fractures of the proximal humerus / Jon J. P. Warner, John G. Costouros and Christian Gerber -- Fractures of the clavicle / Mark D. Lazarus and Carl Seon -- Fractures of the scapula / Kenneth P. Butters -- Subluxations and dislocations about the glenohumeral joint / Young W. Kwon and Joseph D. Zuckerman -- Acromioclavicular joint injuries / Leesa M. Galatz and Gerald R. Williams, Jr. -- Injuries to the sternoclavicular joint / Gregory J. Gilot, Michael A. Wirth and Charles A. Rockwood, Jr. -- Principles of spine trauma care / Sohail K. Mirza, Carlo Bellabarba and Jens R. Chapman -- Injuries of the craniocervical junction / Carlo Bellabarba, Sohail D. Mirza and Jens R. Chapman -- Fractures and dislocations of the lower cervical spine / Christopher M. Bono -- Fractures and dislocations of the thoracolumbar spine / Robert K. Eastlack and Christopher M. Bono -- Fractures of the pelvic ring / Adam J. Starr and A. Steven Malekzadeh -- Fractures of the acetabulum / Mark C. Reilly -- Hip dislocations and fractures of the femoral head / Paul Tornetta III -- Fractures of the neck of the femur / Ross K. Leighton -- Intertrochanteric fractures / Kenneth J. Koval and Robert V. Cantu -- Subtrochanteric fractures / Kwok-sui Leung -- Fractures of the shaft of the femur / Sean E. Nork -- Fractures of the distal femur / Peter J. OBrien ... [et al.] -- Fractures of the patella and injuries to the extensor mechanism / Robert M. Harris -- Fractures of the proximal tibia / Kenneth A. Egol and Kenneth J. Koval -- Dislocations and fracture-dislocations of the knee / Robert C. Schenck, Jr., James P. Stannard, and Daniel C. Wascher -- Fractures of the tibia and fibula / Charles M. Court-Brown -- Ankle fractures / J.L. Marsh and Charles L. Saltzman -- Fractures of the talus / David W. Sanders -- Fractures of the calcaneus / Roy W. Sanders and Michael P. Clare -- Fractures and dislocations of the midfoot and forefoot / John S. Early.
  • "The 8th edition of Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults continues with the changes that were instituted in the 7th edition. In this edition there are two more chapters and 61 new authors drawn from three continents and eleven different countries... In addition, many of the new authors represent the next generation of orthopaedic trauma surgeons who will be determining the direction of trauma management over the next two or three decades"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Incidence of fractures in children / Kaye E. Wilkins and Alaric J. Aroojis -- The biologic aspects of children's fractures / Cory J. Xian and Bruce K. Foster -- Pain relief and related concerns in children's fractures / Joseph R. Furman -- Management of the multiply injured child / Robert M. Kay and Vernon T. Tolo -- Physeal injuries and growth disturbances / Karl E. Rathjen and John G. Birch -- Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system / John P. Dormans and John M. Flynn -- Child abuse / Robert M. Campbell, Jr. and Timothy Schrader -- Fractures and dislocations of the hand and carpus in children / Scott H. Kozin and Peter M. Waters -- Fractures of the distal radius and ulna / Peter M. Waters and Alexander D. Mih -- Injuries to the shafts of the radius and ulna / Charles T. Mehlman and Eric J. Wall -- Fractures of the proximal radius and ulna / Robert E. Eilert and Mark A. Erickson -- Monteggia fracture-dislocation in children / José F. de la Garza -- The elbow region: general concepts in the pediatric patient / James H. Beaty and James R. Kasser -- Supracondylar fractures of the distal humerus / James R. Kasser and James H. Beaty -- The elbow: physeal fractures, apophyseal injuries of the distal humerus, osteonecrosis of the trochlea, and t-condylar fractures / James H. Beaty and James R. Kasser -- Dislocations of the elbow / Anthony A. Stans and Stephen D. Heinrich -- Proximal humerus, scapula, and clavicle / John F. Sarwark, Erik C. King, and Scott J. Luhmann -- Cervical spine injuries in children / William C. Warner, Jr. and Daniel J. Hedequist -- Thoracolumbar spine fractures / Peter O. Newton -- Fractures of the pelvis / Roger F. Widmann -- Fractures and traumatic dislocations of the hip in children / R. Dale Blasier and Laurie O. Hughes -- Femoral shaft fractures / James R. Kasser and James H. Beaty -- Extra-articular injuries of the knee / David L. Skaggs -- Intra-articular injuries of the knee / Mininder S. Kocher -- Fractures of the shaft of the tibia and fibula / Stephen D. Heinrich and James F. Mooney III -- Distal tibial and fibular fractures / R. Jay Cummings -- Fractures and dislocations of the foot / James G. Jarvis and Paul J. Moroz.
  • "For the gold-standard resource on pediatric fractures, reach for Rockwood and Wilkins' Fractures in Children. Written by leading orthopaedic surgeons from around the world, the revised and expanded 8th edition of this classic bestselling text presents complete, up-to-date coverage of all types of children's fractures. A must-read for pediatric orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic residents. Features: NEW expanded coverage of pain medicine and casting; NEW 6 new authors from around the world; NEW time-saving outline template for easy quick-reference. Step-by-step instructions and expert guidance on numerous operative and management techniques. Author's Preferred Technique section includes algorithms explaining why the author chose that procedure. Pearls and Pitfalls and preventive measures listed for all procedures. NEW 13 full length procedural videos. Casting, remodeling and unique features of children's fractures. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation, A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web, Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation, Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text, Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues, Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use, 13 full length procedural videos"--Provided by publisher.
  • Part 1. Personal Views -- A Personal View / James M. Ryan -- A Personal Experience / Damian Douglas Keene -- The War in West Philadelphia / John P. Pryor -- Part 2. Weapons, Blast and Ballistics -- How Guns Work / Mark Byers, Kerry Starkey and Peter F. Mahoney -- The Effects of Bullets / Donald H. Jenkins -- Bombs, Mines, and Fragmentation / Toney W. Baskin and John B. Holcomb -- Cluster Munitions / Henry Dowlen -- Shaped Charges and Explosively Formed Projectiles / Jonathan Morrison and Peter F. Mahoney -- Suicide Bombs / Piers R. J. Page and Ian Greaves -- Blast Injury / Emrys Kirkman, Neal Jacobs, Giles R. Nordmann, Stuart Harrisson and Peter F. Mahoney, et al. -- Ballistic Protection / Alan Hepper, Daniel Longhurst, Graham Cooper and Philip Gotts -- Forensic Aspects of Ballistic Injury / Jeanine Vellema and Hendrik Scholtz -- Part 3. Trauma Systems -- Civilian Trauma Systems / Jason Smith -- The UK Military Trauma System / Timothy J. Hodgetts -- Part 4. Prehospital and the Emergency Room -- Triage / Rob Russell -- Prehospital Care / Mark Byers, John-Joe Reilly and Peter F. Mahoney -- Emergency Department Management / Jason Smith -- Imaging Triage for Ballistic Trauma / Jon David Simmons and Tracy R. Bilski -- Part 5. Advanced Resuscitation and Anaesthesia, Section -- Damage Control Resuscitation / Adam J. Brooks and Bryan A. Cotton -- Battlefield Analgesia / Aaron D. Nelson and Dominic J. Aldington -- Anesthesia for the Ballistic Casualty / Craig C. McFarland -- Regional Anesthesia for the Ballistic Trauma Victim / Dan Connor -- Part 6. Clinical Care -- Damage Control Surgery: Concepts / Mark J. Midwinter and Adam J. Brooks -- Management of Ballistic Trauma to the Head / Geoffrey S. F. Ling, Chris J. Neal and James M. Ecklund -- Spinal Injury / Neil Buxton -- Eyes / Robert A. H. Scott -- Maxillofacial Ballistic Injuries / Andrew Martin Monaghan -- Neck Injury / Matthew J. Borkon and Bryan A. Cotton -- Damage Control / Benjamin Braslow, Adam J. Brooks and C. William Schwab -- Management of Vascular Trauma / Kate Brown and Nigel Tai -- Damage Control Part III: Definitive Reconstruction / Steven R. Allen, Adam J. Brooks, Patrick M. Reilly and Bryan A. Cotton -- Penetrating Genitourinary Trauma / Jay J. Doucet and David B. Hoyt -- Burns / Alan Kay -- Management of Extremity Injuries / David E. Hinsley and Jon Clasper -- Ballistic Trauma in Children / Graeme Pitcher -- Ballistic Trauma in Pregnancy / Michael J. Socher and Peter E. Nielsen -- Managing Ballistic Injury in the NGO Environment / Ari K. Leppäniemi -- Part 7. Critical Care -- Critical Care for Ballistic Trauma in Austere Environments / Christian B. Swift and Geoffrey S. F. Ling -- Transfer and Evacuation / Robert D. Tipping and Jonathan Vollam -- Critical Care Management: The Patient with Ballistic Trauma / Tim Nutbeam and Damian Douglas Keene -- Critical Care Nursing at Role Four / Clare Dutton -- The Role of Nutrition in the Treatments of Injured Military Personnel / Susan Duff, Susan Price and Jennifer Gray -- Part 8. Reconstruction & Rehabilitation -- Role 4 and Reconstruction / Steven L. A. Jeffery and Keith Porter -- Conflict Rehabilitation / John Etherington -- Part 9. And Finally -- Have You Read MASH? / Peter F. Mahoney.
  • Victims -- Trauma -- Guilt -- Investigation -- Justice -- Forgiveness -- Support -- Resilience.
  • Selected References in Trauma and Orthopaedics provides a selection of references from the Trauma and Orthopedic literature, aimed at the surgeon preparing for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board examination, and similar end-of training examinations in other countries. It is the perfect guide for examiners and trainers who are preparing their trainees for the examination, as well as providing a literature basis for their own practice. Selected References in Trauma and Orthopaedics presents the classical papers underlying current practice as well as recent publications which have brought about innovation, clarified pathology or demonstrated outcomes. The references are presented with a brief summary which allows the reader to access a literature review, with the use of online resources, with the key references already identified.
  • Introduction -- Primary treatment -- Definitive reconstruction -- Rehabilitation -- Treatment algorithm for missile open fractures of the limbs -- Conclusions.
  • Neck -- The Chest -- Emergency Department Thoracotomy -- Indications and Techniques for Trauma Laparotomy -- Indication and Techniques for Vascular Exploration -- Intubation, Cricothyrotomy, Tube Thoracostomy, Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage, and Local Wound Exploration -- Ultrasound Physics for Point-of-Care Imaging: Performing the Various Exams with Technical Tips -- Trachea, Bronchus, and Esophagus -- The Lungs -- Cardiac Injury -- Liver Injuries -- The Spleen -- Pancreas and Duodenum -- Stomach, Small Bowel, and Colon -- Trauma of the Kidney, Ureter, Bladder -- Traumatic Injuries and Common Surgical Emergencies of the External Genitalia and Urethra.- Cervical Vascular Injuries -- Thoracic Vascular Injuries -- Endovascular Therapy in Trauma -- Timing of Fracture Fixation -- Treatment of Pelvic Fractures.
  • Companion videos presents step-by-step procedures for splinting, arthrocentesis, injections, and reduction of fractures and dislocations. The book's Fracture Index illustrates every posssible fracturee of each bone.
  • The treatment of humeral fractures is a complex issue and the source of considerable controversy. In the case of fractures of the proximal humerus, early range of motion is the main aim of treatment. If a fracture modifies the anatomy or function of the glenohumeral and scapulothoracic joints, the surgeon must adhere meticulously to treatment principles in order to ensure a satisfactory outcome. Humeral shaft fractures are frequent, accounting for 1% to 3% of all fractures in adults; while excellent functional results have been reported with nonoperative management, open reduction and internal fixation is preferred in specific clinical settings. In contrast, intra-articular fractures of the distal humerus are frequently complex and full functional recovery is difficult to achieve. This volume clearly explains the concepts that are central to an understanding of humeral fractures from the proximal to the distal tip. Indications for different forms of treatment, including nonsurgical, are presented in detail, and all of the commonly used fixation techniques are described with the help of high-quality illustrations. Further important aspects such as complications, rehabilitation, and treatment of sequelae are also fully considered. This book will be an invaluable and comprehensive aid for all surgeons who treat humeral fractures.
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    v. 1. General principles, spine, pelvis -- v. 2. Upper extremity, lower extremity.
  • The history of fracture treatment -- Global burden of musculoskeletal injuries -- The challenges of orthopaedic trauma care in the developing world -- Biology and enhancement of skeletal repair -- Biomechanics of fractures -- Closed fracture management -- Principles and complications of external skeletal fixation -- Principles of internal fixation -- Evaluation and treatment of the multi-injured trauma patient -- Initial evaluation of the spine in trauma patients -- Damage control orthopaedic surgery : a strategy for the orthopaedic care of the critically injured patient -- Disaster management -- Occupational hazards in the treatment of orthopaedic trauma -- Medical management of the orthopaedic trauma patient -- Evaluation and treatment of vascular injuries -- Compartment syndromes -- Open fractures -- Soft tissue reconstruction -- Gunshot wounds and blast injuries -- Pathologic fractures -- Osteoporotic fragility fractures -- Surgical site infection prevention -- Diagnosis and treatment of complications -- Chronic osteomyelitis -- Nonunions : evaluation and treatment -- Physical impairment ratings for fractures -- Outcome assessment in orthopaedic traumatology -- Professionalism and the economics of orthopaedic trauma care -- Psychological, social, and functional manifestations of orthopaedic trauma and traumatic brain injury * -- Imaging of spinal trauma -- Pathophysiology and emergent treatment of spinal cord injury -- The timing of management of spinal cord injuries -- Craniocervical injuries -- Subaxial cervical spine trauma -- Thoracolumbar fractures -- Fractures in the ankylosed spine -- Osteoporotic spinal fractures -- Avoiding complications in spine trauma patients -- Principles of orthotic management -- Pelvic ring injuries -- Surgical treatment of acetabular fractures -- Fractures and dislocations of the hand -- Fractures and dislocations of the carpus -- Fractures of the distal radius -- Diaphyseal fractures of the forearm -- Trauma to the adult elbow and fractures of the distal humerus -- Fracture of the humeral shaft -- Proximal humerus fractures and glenohumeral dislocations -- Fractures and dislocations of the clavicle -- Scapula and rib fractures -- Replantation -- Hip dislocations -- Medical management of the patient with hip fracture -- Intracapsular hip fractures -- Intertrochanteric hip fractures -- Posttraumatic reconstruction of the hip joint -- Subtrochanteric fractures of the femur -- Femoral shaft fractures -- Fractures of the distal femur -- Patella fractures and extensor mechanism injuries -- Knee dislocations and soft tissue injuries -- Tibial plateau fractures -- Malunions and nonunions about the knee -- Tibial shaft fractures -- Fractures of the tibial pilon -- Malleolar fractures and soft tissue injuries of the ankle -- Foot injuries -- Posttraumatic reconstruction of the foot and ankle -- Periprosthetic fractures of the lower extremity -- Principles of deformity correction -- Limb salvage and reconstruction -- Amputations in trauma.
  • Pathophysiology of spinal cord injury / B. Timothy Himes -- The neurological evaluation and medical management of acute spinal cord injury / Anthony S. Burns and Ralph J. Marino -- Surgical treatment of spinal injury / Daniel R. Fassett and James S. Harrop -- Controversies in clearing the spine / C. Craig Blackmore and Ken F. Linnau -- Plain film radiography and computed tomography of the cervical spine. Part I. Normal anatomy and spinal injury identification / Alejandro Zuluaga Santamaria and Diego B. Núñez, Jr. -- Plain film radiography and computed tomography of the cervical spine. Part II. Classification and subtypes of spinal injury / Alejandro Zuluaga Santamaria and Diego B. Núñez, Jr. -- Imaging of thoracolumbar spinal injury / George Koulouris, Amy Y.I. Ting, and William B. Morrison -- Magnetic resonance imaging of acute spinal trauma / Adam E. Flanders -- Imaging of pediatric spinal trauma / Avrum N. Pollock and Stephen M. Henesch -- Postoperative spinal imaging / Ashwini D. Sharan, Hana Choe, and Laura Snyder -- Imaging of the previously injured spinal cord / Steven Falcone -- Experimental therapies for spinal cord injury / Marion Murray -- Experimental techniques of spinal imaging / Eric D. Schwartz.

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