Emergency Room Orthopaedic Procedures: An Illustrative Guide for the House Officer

by Kenneth A Egol, Eric J Strauss

This book “Emergency Room Orthopaedic Procedures: An Illustrative Guide for the House Officer” discusses about the orthopaedic injuries, disorders and reasons. This book also gives an idea about the orthopaedic procedures performed in the emergency department setting and provides instruction on how to perform joint and fracture reductions, compartment measurements, joint aspirations, nail-bed repairs and simple laceration treatment. The book is illustrated in step by step manner, which can be easy to follow the directions and also includes the materials needed and techniques utilized for performing each procedure. These chapters are focused on materials and steps of nerve blocks around the hand, the evaluation and management of ankle fractures by using reduction and splinting techniques, closed reduction of shoulder dislocations and dislocation types (anterior dislocation, posterior dislocations and inferior dislocations), anatomy and radiographical evaluation of elbow dislocations and injection technique used for joint aspiration. Other part of book contains the chapters that briefly describes about reduction of the dislocated total hip arthroplasty, insertion of femoral and tibial traction pins, closed reduction of distal radius fractures, nail bed repair, closed reduction of pediatric forearm fractures, diagnosis of compartment syndrome, pediatric and adult procedural sedation and analgesia, etc. This book provides benefit for thousands of other healthcare professionals and for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.

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