Chapter 1. Key Motor and Sensory Exam.- Chapter 2. Anesthesia.- Chapter 3. Acute Compartment Syndrome.- Chapter 4. Joint Arthrocentesis.- Chapter 5. Dislocation(s)/Reduction(s).- Chapter 6. Immobilization.- Chapter 7. Distal Radius.- Chapter 8. Wrist.- Chapter 9. The Hand.
This handbook provides a comprehensive, yet succinct guide to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of various musculoskeletal/extremity disorders in the emergency department. It covers a wide variety of common patient presentations, advanced imaging interpretation, proper anesthetic implementation, and associated extremity reduction/immobilization techniques. Richly illustrated, it assists clinical decision making with high-yield facts, essential figures, and step-by-step procedural instruction. Emergency Orthopedics Handbook is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals that manage emergent orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and local extremity injury care.
Daniel Purcell, MDEmergency Department NYU Langone BrooklynNew York, NY, USA
Sneha A. Chinai, MDDepartment of Emergency Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester, MA, USA
Brandon R. Allen, MDDepartment of Emergency MedicineUniversity of FloridaGainesville, FL, USA
Moira Davenport, MDDepartment of Emergency MedicineAllegheny General HospitalTemple University School of MedicinePittsburgh, PA, USA