- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 150 pages
- Dimensions: 198.12 x 251.46 x 7.62mm
- Weight: 453.59g
- Publication date: 15 Mar 2009
- Publisher: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
This title focuses on Pediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma. "Surgical Management of Pediatric Long Bone Fractures" will prove to be a useful resource for residents, generalists with an interest in pediatrics, pediatric orthopaedists and orthopaedists on call.This practical monograph contains just the information you need to know to successfully treat these types of injuries. Experts in the field describe the most current standard procedures, with an emphasis on surgical indications and techniques for both upper and lower extremity long bone fractures. Succinct chapters in an easy-to-follow format cover a variety of fracture types: Proximal Humerus Fractures; Humeral Shaft Fractures; Distal Humerus Fractures; Radial Head and Neck/Olecranon Fractures; Monteggia Fractures; Radius and Ulna Shaft Fractures; Distal Radius/Ulna Metaphysis Fractures; Galeazzi Fractures; Distal Radius/Ulna Physeal Fractures; Hip/Proximal Femur Fractures; Femoral Shaft Fractures; Distal Femur Fractures; Proximal Tibia Fractures; Tibial Shaft Fractures; and, Distal Tibia/Fibula Fractures." The Monograph Series" draws on current literature to support diagnosis, initial treatment, and management decision making for specific orthopaedic conditions. "Complications in Orthopaedics" is a richly illustrated, in-depth case-based discussion of treatment options for specific orthopaedic complications - and how to prevent the complications from occurring in the first place! Together, they will enhance your diagnostic and treatment skills for a range of conditions and help you prepare for common complications.