Obtain the best outcomes from the latest techniques with help from a "who's who" of orthopaedic trauma experts. The updated edition of Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction is dedicated to conveying today's most comprehensive information on the basic science, diagnosis, and treatment of acute musculoskeletal injuries and post-traumatic reconstructive problems. You'll be equipped with all of the knowledge needed to manage any type of traumatic injury in adults.
"This fifth edition of Skeletal Trauma is an invaluable reference that has been painstakingly prepared to fit the needs of those who treat patients with musculoskeletal trauma...I congratulate the editors and their authors for their unerring success in bringing out the best practices to optimize patient outcomes. This book is an extraordinary accomplishment." Foreword by: D. C. COVEY, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California
Confidently approach every form of traumatic injury with current coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and associated complications.
Access critical information concerning mass casualty incidents and war injuries. Sixteen active-duty military surgeons and physicians from various branches of the U.S. Military have collaborated with civilian authors to address injuries caused by road traffic, armed conflicts, civil wars, and insurgencies throughout the world.
Learn from many brand-new chapters including Principles of Internal Fixation; Gunshot Wounds and Blast Injuries; New Concepts in Management of Thoracolumbar Fractures; Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures; Diaphyseal Fractures of the Forearm; Fractures of the Distal Femur; Tibial Plateau Fractures; and Amputations in Trauma.
Take advantage of guidance from expert editors, two brand new to this edition, and a host of new authors who provide fresh insights on current trends and approaches in the specialty.
Know what to look for and how to proceed with a fully updated art program that features full-color intraoperative images and crisp, new figures.
Handle the most challenging cases of latent or post-operative nonunions, malunions, and more with extensive coverage of post-traumatic reconstruction.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
Forward Section 1: General Principles 1. The History of Fracture Treatment 2. Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Injuries 3. The Challenges of Orthopedic Trauma in the Developing World 4. Biology and Enhancement of Skeletal Repair 5. Biomechanics of Fractures 6. Closed Fracture Management 6A. Introduction 6B. Basic Principles 6C. Scaphoid Fractures 6D. Distal Radius Fractures 6E. Humeral Shaft Fractures 6F. Proximal Humerus Fractures 6G. Ankle Fracture 6H. Tibial Fractures 6I. Fractures of the Femur 7. Principles and Complications of External Skeletal Fixation 8. Principles of Internal Fixation 9. Evaluation and Treatment of the Multi-Injured Trauma Patient 10. Initial Evaluation of the Spine in Trauma Patients 11. Damage Control Orthopaedic Surgery: A Strategy for the Orthopaedic Care of the Critically Injured Patient 12. Disaster Management 13. Occupational Hazards in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma 13A. Optimal and Safe Use of C-Arm X-Ray Fluoroscopy Units 13B. Prevention of Occupationally Acquired Bloodborne Pathogens 14. Medical Management of the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient 14A. Acute Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia Techniques, and Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 14B. Perioperative Assessment 14C. Management of the Pregnant Woman 14D. Substance Abuse Syndromes: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment 15. Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injuries 16. Compartment Syndromes 17. Open Fractures 18. Soft Tissue Reconstruction 19. Gunshot Wounds and Blast Injuries 20. Pathologic Fractures 21. Osteoporotic Fragility Fractures 22. Surgical Site Infection Prevention 23. Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications 24. Chronic Osteomyelitis 25. Nonunions: Evaluation and Treatment 26. Physical Impairment Ratings for Fractures 27. Outcome Assessment in Orthopaedic Traumatology 28. Professionalism and the Economics of Orthopaedic Trauma Care 29. Psychological, Social, and Functional Manifestations of Orthopaedic Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Section 2: Spine 30. Imaging of Spinal Trauma 31. Pathophysiology and Emergent Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury 32. The Timing of Management of Spinal Cord Injuries 33. Craniocervical Injuries 33A. Occiptal-Cervical Spine Injuries 33B. Atlas Fractures and Atlantoaxial Injuries 33C. C2 Fractures 34. Subaxial Cervical Spine Trauma 35. Thoracolumbar Fractures 35A. Classification 35B. Treatment of Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures 35C. Identification, Classification, Mechanism, and Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fracture-Dislocations 35D. Fractures of the Low Lumbar Fractures 35E. New Concepts in the Management of Thoracolumbar Fractures 36. Fractures in the Anklyosed Spine 37. Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures 38. Avoiding Complications in Spine Trauma Patients 39. Principles of Orthotic Management Section 3: Pelvis 40. Pelvic Ring Injuries 41. Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures Section 4: Upper Extremity 42. Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand 43. Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus 44. Fractures of the Distal Radius 45. Diaphyseal Fractures of the Forearm 46. Trauma to the Adult Elbow and Fractures of the Distal Humerus 46A. Trauma to the Adult Elbow 46B. Fractures of the Distal Humerus 47. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft 48. Proximal Humeral Fractures and Glenohumeral Dislocations 48A. Essential Principles 48B. Proximal Humeral Fractures and Fracture-Dislocations 48C. Glenohumeral Dislocations 48D. Treatment of Fracture Sequelae of the Proximal Humerus 49. Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle 50. Scapula and Rib Fractures 50A. Scapula Fractures 50B. Rib Fractures 51. Replantation Section 5: Lower Extremity 52. Hip Dislocations 53. Medical Management of the Patient with Hip Fracture 54. Intracapsular Hip Fractures 55. Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures 56. Posttraumatic Reconstruction of the Hip Joint 57. Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur 58. Femoral Shaft Fractures 59. Fractures of the Distal Femur 60. Patella Fractures and Extensor Mechanism Injuries 61. Knee Dislocations and Soft Tissue Injuries 62. Tibial Plateau Fractures 63. Malunions and Nonunions about the Knee 64. Tibial Shaft Fractures 65. Fractures of the Tibial Pilon 66. Malleolar Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Ankle 67. Foot Injuries 68. Posttraumatic Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle 69. Periprosthetic Fractures of the Lower Extremity 70. Principles of Deformity Correction 71. Limb Salvage and Reconstruction 72. Amputations in Trauma