Rang's Children's Fractures

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 311 pages

Dr. Mercer Rang's classic text on children's fractures has been revised and updated by two eminent orthopedic surgeons from Children's Hospital—San Diego. Continuing Dr. Rang's tradition, Drs. Wenger and Pring provide a uniquely practical, readable overview of children's fractures, emphasizing diagnosis, treatment, common pitfalls, and communication with parents and other healthcare professionals.

This edition features over 400 new illustrations. New chapters cover casts and epidemiology and prevention of fractures. Elbow injuries are covered in greater detail in two chapters. New information on imaging and new MRI scans have been added. This edition also has a more user-friendly two-color design.

 

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Contents

Acknowledgments xiii
10
The Physis and Skeletal Injury
11
Fracture Description and Resource Utilization
27
Emergency Fracture Reduction
41
Casts for Childrens Fractures
53
Clavicle
75
Shoulder and Humeral Shaft
85
ElbowDistal Humerus
96
Pelvis and Hip
165
18
182
Knee
201
Tibia
215
Ankle
227
Foot
243
Spine
253
Fractures in Special Circumstances
271

ElbowProximal Radius and Ulna
120
Radius and Ulna
135
19
143
Hand
151
Accident Prevention Risk and the Evolving Epidemiology of Fractures
294
Coda
305
Index
307
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