Pediatric Fractures and Dislocations, Lutz von Laer

 

Pediatric Fractures and Dislocations, Lutz von Laer

This important new text assesses the benefits of conservative versus surgical treatment of pediatric fractures, combining clear procedural guidelines with an analysis of the most effective operative approach. More than 500 pages offer detailed, comprehensive coverage of techniques and strategies, with 450 illustrations clarifying all concepts.

Key features:

General overview of fracture treatment, including corrective mechanisms in the growing skeleton, classification of pediatric fractures, and growth disturbances
Focused discussions on how to treat injuries in the upper and lower extremities, including trauma to the elbow, hand, knee, ankle, and more
Compares multiple therapy options to demonstrate the best approach
Offers observations on anesthesia, treatment, and follow-up for everyday reference
Contains extensive appendices on such timely topics as battered child syndrome and birth trauma

Covering everything from posttraumatic deformities to spinal injuries, this informative text explores the most effective solutions to pediatric fractures. It also provides insights for integrating children and parents into the treatment process for more successful outcomes. This book is an essential, up-to-the-minute resource for all orthopedic surgeons and pediatricians who treat these pediatric fractures and injuries.

CONTENTS:

General Science, Treatment, and Clinical Considerations

1 Growth and Growth Disturbances
2 Corrective Mechanisms in the Growing Skeleton
3 Consolidation and Consolidation Disturbances
4 General Observations on the Nature and Correction of Posttraumatic Deformities
5 Patterns of Injury and Prognosis of Childhood Fractures
6 General Observations on Prevention of Injuries in Growing Patients
7 Classification of Pediatric Fractures
8 Diagnostic Studies
9 Measurements
10 General Observations on Anesthesia
11 General Observations on Treatment
12 Follow-up
13 Aftercare
14 Medicine and Sports
15 Hospital, Parents, and the Child
16 General Observations on Information
17 “Don’t Make Such a Fuss—You’re Only a Child.”

Specific Injuries
Upper Extremities
18 Injuries to the Shoulder Girdle and Humeral Shaft
19 Elbow Injuries
20 Fractures of the Radial and Ulnar Shaft
21 Injuries to the Bones of the Hand

Lower Extremities
22 Injuries to the Proximal Femur and Femoral Shaft
23 Knee Injuries
24 Fractures of the Tibial and Fibular Shaft
25 Ankle Injuries
26 Injuries to the Bones of the Foot

Appendix
27 Battered Child Syndrome
28 Birth Trauma
29 Pelvic Fractures
30 Spinal Disorders and Injuries
31 Toddler’s Fractures
32 Pathological Fractures

Autor: Lutz von Laer
Editorial: Thie.me
Edición: 1ª
Año: 2004
Páginas: 530
ISBN 3-13-135381-3
Idioma: Inglés

 

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