Handbook of Fractures

Author: Kenneth Egol
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451148374
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this pocket-sized go-anywhere guide is the ideal on-the-spot reference for residents and practitioners seeking fast facts on fracture management and classification. Chapters organized by anatomic site provide key information on fractures in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications. The book's easy-access format features numerous charts, tables, diagrams, illustrations, and bulleted lists. This edition includes new and updated information on aspiration of the joints, fracture reduction, traumatic lacerations, and multiple trauma.

Handbook of Fractures

Author: Kenneth J. Koval
Publisher:
ISBN: 0781790093
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this pocket-sized go-anywhere guide is the ideal on-the-spot reference for residents and practitioners seeking fast facts on fracture management and classification. Chapters organized by anatomic site provide key information on fractures in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications. The book's easy-access format features numerous charts, tables, diagrams, illustrations, and bulleted lists. Two new chapters in this edition cover closed reduction, casting, and traction, and orthopaedic analgesia. Handbook of Fractures, Third Edition will also be available for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.

Handbook of Fractures Third Edition

Author: John A. Elstrom
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071443770
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Handbook of Fractures is the ideal portable resource for health care professionals who need to manage patients with musculoskeletal problems. The book focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and management of complications associated with treating the simplest as well as the more complex fractures.

The Parkland Trauma Handbook E Book

Author: Alexander L. Eastman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323074711
Release Date: 2008-12-29
Genre: Medical

Whether you are a physician or surgeon with only occasional trauma duties, a resident rotating in trauma, or part of a full-time trauma team, this handbook will help keep your procedures and practices in line with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Included is current information for alternative airway management, ultrasound in the trauma setting, laparoscopic surgery in trauma, terrorism preparedness, damage control, the trauma systems quality improvement process, bedside procedures in the surgical intensive care unit, massive transfusion protocol, diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury, and much more. Presents an evidence- and experience-based guide to the evaluation and initial management of the trauma patient. Provides a comprehensive but concise trauma reference you can carry in your pocket. Consists of information direct from the residents on the frontlines at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Provides “Fast Facts and “Pearls and Pitfalls in each chapter that emphasize key points to help you find information quickly and easily. Incorporates “Evidence boxes highlighting evidence-based guidelines, when available, to help you make more rational judgments about the issues at hand. Contains up-to-date coverage of timely issues in trauma and critical care including damage control, ultrasound, bedside procedures in the ICU, and terrorism preparedness. Reflects the numerous advances made in trauma care since the last edition.

Current Concepts in the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures An Issue of Hand Clinics E Book

Author: Kevin C. Chung
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455745616
Release Date: 2012-06-08
Genre: Medical

The distal radius is one of the most common fracture sites reported. There are a wide variety of therapeutic options available to treat this injury, but little data to determine which strategies provide the best long term functional outcomes. This volume utilizes the technical expertise from experts based around the world to provide a deep understanding of the current trends and evidence concerning this prevalent injury.

Pediatrics A Competency Based Companion E Book

Author: Maureen C McMahon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323081306
Release Date: 2011-05-24
Genre: Medical

Pediatrics: A Competency-Based Companion, by Maureen C. McMahon, MD and Glenn R. Stryjewski, MD, MPH, is designed to teach you to think like an experienced clinician. The only text written in the framework of the Core Competencies developed by the ACGME, its case-based approach illustrates the thought processes that effective practitioners use to approach and evaluate common pediatric presentations. Learning is easy through an intuitive, practical organization...a concise, high-yield presentation...graphs, tables, and other at-a-glance features, such as Professors’ Pearls" that provide cases with questions and annotated answers...and a framework that allows you to track your progress and that of your patients in relation to ACGME and AAMC expectations. A convenient pocket-sized format enables you to review the material on the go, and online access via Student Consult includes online extras such as "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles, a Competency Self-Assessment Log, Vertical Reads, and much more. Master ACGME Core Competencies with the aid of a color-coded system that helps you to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine. Access the high-yield core information you need for pediatric rotations in a portable, pocket-sized format that organizes the most common, must-know pediatric signs/symptoms and disorders by patient presentation. Learn to see the "big picture" with the aid of "Teaching Visuals" chapters and "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters. Easily locate more in-depth information on any topic with references to Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics, 6th Edition. Access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles...a Competency Self-Assessment Log... "Professors’ Pearls" that provide cases with questions and annotated answers...Vertical Reads...and many other features to enhance learning and retention. Get advice on managing your career, time, and life outside the clinical setting via bonus online appendices.

The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy Volume 2 E Book

Author: Tim Ainslie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702052903
Release Date: 2012-06-20
Genre: Medical

This exciting new resource is designed to assist undergraduate physiotherapy students and new graduates in confidently treating patients in a range of physiotherapy areas outside the ‘core’ areas of practice. Areas covered include paediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and rheumatology. Valuable content is easily accessible in a small portable format which will be an invaluable reference during placement or practice. Each chapter provides a concise overview of the philosophy and the specific treatment processes for each of the 17 practice specialties. A wealth of online learning resources are also available with the Guide, these include access to case studies, multiple-choice questions and a reference list for each chapter. In addition there is a bank of downloadable photographs and line drawings relating to each of the 17 chapters. Used along with The Concise Guide to Physiotherapy: Volume 1 Assessment, Volume 2 Treatment will be an indispensable tool for any physiotherapist. A blend of resources providing an insight into the ‘non core’ areas of practice, enabling the individual to prepare ahead or refresh knowledge in order to feel confident about approaching the treatment of patients in practice areas not previously encountered. Easy access to nuggets of information on 17 ‘non core’ speciality areas, including burns and plastics, learning disabilities and rehabilitation A handy quick reference tool for both students and physiotherapists Access to online resources including, reference lists, an image bank, 51 cases studies and over 300 MCQs!

Surgery of the Hip E Book

Author: Daniel J. Berry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455727056
Release Date: 2012-12-07
Genre: Medical

Surgery of the Hip is your definitive, comprehensive reference for hip surgery, offering coverage of state-of-the-art procedures for both adults and children. Modelled after Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee, it presents detailed guidance on the latest approaches and techniques, so you can offer your patients - both young and old - the best possible outcomes. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Master the latest methods such as the use of fixation devices for proximal femoral fractures, hip preservation surgery, and problems with metal on metal-bearing implants. Make optimal use of the latest imaging techniques, surgical procedures, equipment, and implants available. Navigate your toughest clinical challenges with vital information on total hip arthroplasty, pediatric hip surgery, trauma, and hip tumor surgery. Browse the complete contents online, view videos of select procedures, and download all the images at www.expertconsult.com!

Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures

Author: Ronald McRae
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443102721
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Written by a leader in the field, the revised 2nd Edition of this outstanding, practical handbook concisely and clearly discusses the key aspects of orthopaedic theory, examination and fracture treatment for quick consultation in the clinical setting. Abundant illustrations - drawn by the author - complement the text superbly to help you understand concepts and techniques easily. Offers a user-friendly reference in a compact, pocket-sized format for on-the-go consultation. Provides unique illustrations that present clear guidance on how to perform an orthopaedic examination and treat a full range of fractures. Answers clinical questions with remarkable clarity and brevity. Includes expanded information, including coverage of additional instabilities and operative fracture treatment. Features improved illustrations to include fracture-site labeling.