Essentials of Hand Surgery is a complete, authoritative, practical guide to the evaluation and treatment of hand problems, prepared by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. This convenient, portable manual provides all the essential information that surgeons and physicians need, including details on hand anatomy, thorough instructions for physical examination of the hand, and step-by-step guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of all disorders and injuries. Also included are chapters on emergency room assessment, operating room setup, and postoperative care. The text is written in an easy-to-follow style and illustrated with 172 drawings, photographs, and radiographs.
A Brandon-Hill recommended title.
1. Embryology2. Anatomy3. History4. Physical Examination of the Hand5. History and Physical Examination of the Child6. Anesthesia for Hand Surgery7. Casting and Splinting8. Distal Radius Fractures9. Carpal Fractures10. Acute Carpal Dislocations and Ligamentous Injuries11. Chronic Carpal Instability12. Carpal Metacarpal Fractures and Dislocations13. Fractures and Dislocations of the Metacarpals and Phalanges14. Soft-Tissue Injuries and Lacerations15. Extensor Tendon Injuries16. Flexor Tendon Injuries17. Nerve Injuries18. Arterial Injuries19. Vascular Injuries20. Dermatologic Injuries21. Infections22. Compartment Syndrome23. Tumors24. Arthritis25. Tendonitis of the Wrist and Hand26. Burns27. High-Pressure Injection Injuries28. Bites29. Dupuytren's Disease30. Congenital Anomalies31. Amputations32. Nail Bed and Fingertip Injuries33. Foreign Bodies34. Complex Regional Pain Syndromes35. Clenched Fist Syndrome, Factitious Limb Edema and Self-Inflicted Injury36. Emergency Room Assessment37. The Operating Room in Hand Surgery38. Aftercare of the Injured and Operated HandSuggested ReadingsAppendix 1. Key to AbbreviationsAppendix 2. Anatomy: SummaryAppendix 3. Clinical Assessment MethodsIndex