Offering expert, comprehensive guidance on the basic science, diagnosis, and treatment of acute musculoskeletal injuries and post-traumatic reconstructive problems, Skeletal Trauma, 6th Edition, brings you fully up to date with current approaches in this challenging specialty. This revised edition is designed to meet the needs of orthopaedic surgeons, residents, fellows, and traumatologists, as well as emergency physicians who treat patients with musculoskeletal trauma. International thought leaders incorporate the latest peer-reviewed literature, technological advances, and practical advice with the goal of optimizing patient outcomes for the full range of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.
Offers complete coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and associated complications.
Includes eight new chapters dedicated to advances in technology and addressing key problems and procedures, such as Initial Evaluation of the Spine in Trauma Patients, Management of Perioperative Pain Associated with Trauma and Surgery, Chronic Pain Management (fully addressing the opioid epidemic), Understanding and Treating Chronic Osteomyelitis, and more.
Features a complimentary one-year subx_scription to OrthoEvidence, a global online platform that provides high-quality, peer-reviewed and timely orthopaedic evidence-based summaries of the latest and most relevant literature. Contains unique, critical information on mass casualty incidents and war injuries, with contributions from active duty military surgeons and physicians in collaboration with civilian authors to address injuries caused by road traffic, armed conflict, civil wars, and insurgencies throughout the world.
Features important call out boxes summarizing key points, pearls and pitfalls, and outcomes.
Provides access to nearly 130 instructional videos that demonstrate principles of care and outline detailed surgical procedures.
Contains a wealth of high-quality illustrations, full-color photographs, and diagnostic images.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
1 The History of Trauma Care 2 Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Injuries 3 The Challenges of Orthopaedic Trauma Care in the Developing World 4 Vascularity and Stability 5 Biology and Enhancement of Skeletal Repair 6 Biomechanics of Fractures 7 Closed Fracture Management 8 Principles and Complications of External Skeletal Fixation 9 Principles of Internal Fixation 10 Evaluation and Treatment of the Multi-Injured Trauma Patient 11 Initial Evaluation of the Spine in Trauma Patients 12 Damage Control Orthopaedic Surgery:A Strategy for the Orthopaedic Care of the Critically Injured Patient 13 Disaster Management 14 The Management of Acute and Perioperative Pain Associated With Trauma and Surgery 15 Chronic Pain Management 16 Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injuries 17 Compartment Syndromes 18 Open Fractures 19 Soft Tissue Reconstruction 20 Gunshot Wounds and Blast Injuries 21 Pathologic Fractures 22 Osteoporotic Fragility Fractures 23 Surgical Site Infection Prevention 24 Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications 25 Understanding and Treating Chronic Osteomyelitis 26 Nonunions: Evaluation and Treatmen 27 Motorized Intramedullary Lengthening Nail for Limb Reconstruction 28 Psychological, Social, and Functional Manifestations of Orthopaedic Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury 29 Pathophysiology and Early Management of Spinal Cord Injury 30 Craniocervical Injuries: Atlas Fractures, Atlanto-Occipital Injuries, and Atlantoaxial Injuries 31 Craniocervical Injuries: C2 Fractures 32 Subaxial Cervical Spine Trauma 33 Thoracolumbar Trauma 34 Fractures in the Ankylosed Spine 35 Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures 36 Avoiding Complications in Spine Trauma Patients 37 Principles of Orthotic Management 38 Pelvic Ring Injuries 39 Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures 40 Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand 41 Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus 42 Fractures of the Distal Radius 43 Diaphyseal Fractures of the Forearm 44 Trauma to the Adult Elbow 45 Fractures of the Distal Humerus 46 Fractures of the Humeral Shaft 47 Proximal Humeral Fractures and Glenohumeral Dislocations 48 Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle 49 Scapula Fractures 50 Chest Wall Trauma: Rib and Sternum Fractures 51 Replantation 52 Hip Dislocations 53 Medical Management of the Patient With Hip Fracture 54 Intracapsular Hip Fractures 55 Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures 56 Posttraumatic Reconstruction of the Hip Joint 57 Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur 58 Femoral Shaft Fractures 59 Fractures of the Distal Femur 60 Patella Fractures and Extensor Mechanism Injuries 61 Dislocations and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Knee 62 Tibial Plateau Fractures 63 Malunions and Nonunions About the Knee 64 Tibial Shaft Fractures 65 Fractures of the Tibial Pilon 66 Malleolar Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries of the Ankle 67 Foot Injuries 68 Posttraumatic Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle 69 Periprosthetic Fractures of the Lower Extremity 70 Principles of Deformity Correction 71 Limb Salvage and Reconstruction 72 Amputations in Trauma 73 Articular Cartilage Reconstruction Using Osteochondral Allografts 74 The History of Fracture Treatment 75 Occupational Hazards in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma 76 Medical Management of the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient 77 Surgical Site Infection Prevention 78 Physical Impairment Ratings for Fractures 79 Outcome Assessment in Orthopaedic Traumatology 80 Professionalism and the Economics of Orthopaedic Trauma Care