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The emergency physician's one-stop guide to orthopedic injuries and disorders
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This book fulfills an important need in the field of emergency medicine. It represents an improvement in content over the previous edition. Emergency room and urgent care facilities will find this work most helpful as they care for patients with extremity-related injuries or disorders. --Doody's Review Service
Emergency Orthopedics offers an unparalleled overview of orthopedic practice, illustrated throughout with hundreds of highly informative line drawings, radiographs, and patient photos that simplify diagnosis and clarify vital emergency procedures. Whether you're seeking a quick answer to an anatomical question or confirming a diagnosis, this book has everything you need to know about the mechanisms of injuries, along with recommended imaging studies, treatment guidelines, and possible complications.
This book has established itself as the preferred clinical reference for emergency physicians and residents, with expert guidance on fractures, strains, dislocations, rheumatologic disorders, soft tissue injuries, tumors, infections, and more.
Inside, you'll find a logical 3-part format. Part I begins with orthopedic principles and management. This section includes an in-depth coverage of fracture principles, a new chapter on anesthesia and analgesia, and an expanded chapter on pediatric orthopedics. Parts II and III provide an organized guide to the management of fractures and soft-tissue injuries of the upper and lower extremities, respectively.
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