Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Waters, Peter M.; Bae, Donald S.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Guides you to the present indications for intervention and care in upper limb pediatric disorders.
The fifty chapters are subdivided into: Congenital, Neuromuscular, Trauma, Sports, Soft tissue and Microvascular, and Tumor. Each section stands alone but together provides a comprehensive and detailed description of all elements of evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents with maladies of the hand and upper limb.
Each chapter has a case presentation, series of clinical questions, and fundamentals on etiology and epidemiology, clinical evaluation, and surgical indications. In addition, each chapter details postoperative care, anticipated results, complications, case outcome, and includes a summary. There are technical tip highlights, unique situations and deeper insight into the conditions described in each subsection. The text is complemented with over 1,000 images and illustrations to assist in visualizing the specific surgical challenges you may face.