Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Hoshino, Max; Harris, Thomas; Tiberi, John
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 77
This practical and straightforward resource prepares you to meet the challenges presented by orthopaedic injuries most commonly seen in the emergency department and office settings.
Readers will explore a range of techniques from administration of local anesthesia, proper fracture reduction, and splint application, to some less common musculoskeletal procedures.
*Thorough coverage prepares readers to address orthopedic injuries resulting from trauma, as well as degenerative conditions often seen in emergency department or office visits.
*Step-by-step guidance covers patient positioning, proper immobilization, and recommended anesthetic techniques to reduce patient discomfort and improve outcomes.
*Practical tips from the experts help readers to avoid pitfalls and hone their skills.
*Photos, line drawings, and radiographs provide essential visual guidance, and allow readers to see key principles in action.