Handbook of Splinting and Casting: Mobile Medicine Series (Mobile Medicine)

Handbook of Splinting and Casting: Mobile Medicine Series (Mobile Medicine)

By: Dan A. Zlotolow (author), Stephen R. Thompson (author)Paperback

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Get portable, step-by-step instructions on the most common, need-to-know techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management from The Handbook of Casting and Splinting by Stephen R. Thompson, MD and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD. As part of The Mobile Medicine series and modeled after the successful Harriet Lane Handbook, this practical, pocket-sized book is the perfect take-along companion for orthopedic and emergency medicine residents as well as PAs, NPs, and other health professionals. Organized into four sections-orthopedic analgesia, reduction maneuvers, splints and casts, and traction maneuvers-the point-of-care information you need can be found quickly and easily. A highly templated format with outlined steps, photographs, and illustrations guides you through crucial steps of each procedure and technique. Stabilize any break or injury at the point of care by referring to this portable, pocket-sized reference. Perform each procedure flawlessly by following nearly 500 step-by-step illustrations and concise accompanying instructions. Get all the guidance you need with complete sections on Orthopaedic Analgesia, Reduction Maneuvers, Splints and Casts, and Traction Maneuvers. Practical, portable resource providing step-by-step instructions on the most common techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management.


PART I: Analgesia 1. Basic Principles of Analgesia 2. Hematoma Block 3. Elbow Block 4. Wrist Block 5. Digital Block 6. Ankle Block 7. Intra-articular Ankle Block PART 2: Reduction Maneuvers 8. Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers 9. Shoulder and Elbow Reduction 10. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction 11. Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction PART 3: Splints and Casts 12. Basics of Splinting and Casting 13. Upper Extremity Splints and Casts 14. Lower Extremity Splints and Casts PART 4: Traction Maneuvers 15. Femoral Skeletal Traction 16. Tibial Skeletal Traction 17. Calcaneal Skeletal Traction 18. Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323078023
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780323078023
  • ISBN10: 0323078028

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