Classification and Diagnosis in Orthopaedic Trauma
A highly illustrated book providing concise yet comprehensive information on fracture classification and management. The text has been developed according to the requirements of orthopaedic surgeons in training. The first section covers general principles such as terminology and dealing with multiple trauma; following sections take the reader systematically through regions of the body and the various possible fractures, covering diagnosis, treatment and healing in each case. Definitive information on the ever-disputed issue of classification of musculoskeletal injuries is provided throughout. An effective reference book for the clinic, this book is also an indispensable tool for trainees in orthopaedic and emergency medicine and orthopaedic nurses.
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acetabular angulation ankle anterior cruciate ligament AP and lateral artery articular surface assessment Associated injuries avascular necrosis avulsion bone cause cervical classification clavicle collateral ligament comminuted common compartment syndrome Complications compression condyle coracoclavicular ligament deformity diaphysis difﬁcult displaced fractures disruption distal fragment distal radius elbow extensor external rotation Extra-articular fracture femoral head femoral neck femur ﬁbular ﬁndings ﬁnger ﬂexed ﬂexion fractures Fig fractures involving glenoid humerus immobilization infection instability internal ﬁxation intertrochanteric K-wires knee lesion lesser trochanter Malunion Mechanism of injury medial metacarpal metatarsal muscles neck fractures Non-union oblique olecranon Open fractures open reduction operative treatment orthopaedic Partial articular fracture pelvic peripheral posterior cruciate ligament proximal radial head radial nerve radiographs reduction and internal Reproduced with permission require road trafﬁc accidents rupture scaphoid screws signiﬁcant signiﬁcantly soft tissue stability stiffness subluxation supracondylar fracture syndrome tendon tibia tibial plateau traction transverse trauma treated Type ulna ulnar nerve Undisplaced vascular wrist