Acute Management of Hand Injuries

Acute Management of Hand Injuries

By: Andrew J. Weiland (author), Rachel Rohde (author)Paperback

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Are you a health care provider who encounters patients with hand and wrist problems? Are there times when you wish you had a hand surgeon next to you to help guide you in the right direction? "Acute Management of Hand Injuries" is one of the few resources available to address these important problems."Acute Management of Hand Injuries" is a concise and user-friendly book for the most common complaints including fractures, dislocations, tendon and nerve injuries, infections, bite injuries, industrial trauma, and burns. This book acts as a 'pocket consultant' to help handle these complaints and provide information for the non-hand specialists who temporize acute hand issues before referring the injured to a specialist.Drs. Andrew Weiland and Rachel S. Rohde have designed "Acute Management of Hand Injuries" to provide the most current and up-to-date information on even the smallest hand afflictions. With a section of color images, "Acute Management of Hand Injuries" will also serve as a perfect introductory guide for residents and students in orthopedic or plastic surgery programs who will be expected to master these basic principles.Chapter sections include: Mechanism of Injury; Evaluation; Acute Treatment; Definitive Treatment; and, Potential Problems. "Acute Management of Hand Injuries" is ideal for physicians, physician assistants, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, residents in general surgery, plastic surgery, and emergency medicine, and all who provide care in emergency room, urgent care, and primary practice settings.

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About Author

Dr. Andrew J. Weiland is an attending orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is currently professor of Orthopedic Surgery and professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York. Dr. Weiland is the past president of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (1991), the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1995), the American Orthopaedic Association (1998-1999), and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1998-1999), and treasurer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2000-2003). Dr. Rachel S. Rohde is a board certified attending orthopedic surgeon at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. She completed her bachelor of science at the University of Michigan with highest distinction, following which she earned her doctorate of medicine from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She trained in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and then completed fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781556428531
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9781556428531
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 1556428537

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