Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Ricci, William M.; Ostrom, Robert F.

ISBN: 978-1-62-552433-1

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Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5 brings together relevant knowledge and new breakthroughs in orthopaedic trauma treatment and management.

Developed in partnership with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), this new edition features chapters on computer-assisted surgery, new technologies, and the diagnosis and management of infection associated with fractures and nonunions.

Explore a completely new section on Nonunions, Malunions and Infections, as well as expanded coverage of pediatric trauma and new chapters on osteoporosis and pathologic bone, DVT prophylaxis in fracture patients, degloving injuries, management of traumatic nerve injuries, femoral neck fractures in the younger patient, and much more.

Whether you focus on orthopaedic trauma or rotate on trauma call, OKU’s objective, evidence-based coverage of all aspects of orthopaedic trauma care will help you decide the best approach for every situation. Chapters on the delivery of orthopaedic trauma care, and career and practice management issues augment the clinical content.

Sections are:

  • General Topics

  • Nonunions, Malunions, and Infections

  • Soft-Tissue Injury and the Polytrauma Patient

  • Upper Extremity

  • Axial Skeleton: Pelvis, Acetabulum, and Spine

  • Lower Extremity

  • Geriatrics

  • Pediatric


Platform: Ovid
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Ricci, William M.; Ostrom, Robert F.
ISBN: 978-1-62-552433-1
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 650
Year: 2016