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Handbook of Orthopaedic Trauma

Surgical Management from Admission to Rehabilitation

9781909836150
256 pages
Jp Medical
Overview

This book is a practical, step-by-step guide to the management of orthopaedic fractures.

In an aging population and with greater participation in contact sports, the incidence of fractures is on the increase, and conversely the amount of hands-on experience that orthopaedic trainees receive is declining.

The book provides a detailed manual of the management of orthopaedic trauma. It includes indications for surgery, initial management and theatre set-up and equipment, step-by-step technique with cadaveric photographs showing the surgical approaches, and complications and their avoidance.

Pre- and post-operative radiological images are also included as well as ‘tips and tricks of the trade’ to ensure a successful outcome.

Author Bio

Paul V Fearon MD FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Head of Orthopaedic Trauma, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Andrew Gray MD FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Paul J Duffy MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada