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Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction, 2-Volume Set

Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction, 2-Volume Set, 5th Edition

Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction, 2-Volume Set, 5th Edition,Bruce Browner,Jesse Jupiter,Christian Krettek,Paul Anderson,ISBN9781455776283

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Obtain the best outcomes from the latest techniques with help from a "who's who" of orthopaedic trauma experts. The updated edition of Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction is dedicated to conveying today's most comprehensive information on the basic science, diagnosis, and treatment of acute musculoskeletal injuries and post-traumatic reconstructive problems. You'll be equipped with all of the knowledge needed to manage any type of traumatic injury in adults.

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Key Features

  • Confidently approach every form of traumatic injury with current coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics, mechanisms of injury, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and associated complications.

Bruce Browner


Affiliations and Expertise

Gray-Gossling Chair, Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut; Director, Department of Orthopedics, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Jesse Jupiter


Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Orthopedic Hand Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Hansjörg Wyss/AO Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Christian Krettek

Professor Dr. Med.

Affiliations and Expertise

Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, DEU

Paul Anderson


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction, 2-Volume Set, 5th Edition


Section I

1. The History of Fracture Treatment

2. Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Injuries

3. The Challenges of Orthopedic Trauma in the Developing World

4. Biology and Enhancement of Skeletal Repair

5. Biomechanics of Fractures

6. Closed Fracture Management

7. Principles and Complications of External Fixation

8. Principles of Internal Fixation

9. Evaluation and Treatment of the Multi-Injured Trauma Patient

10. Initial Evaluation of the Spine in Trauma Patients

11. Damage Control Orthopaedic Surgery: A Strategy for the Orthopaedic Care of the Critically Injured Patient

12. Disaster Management

13. Occupational Hazards in the Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma

13A. Part I: Optimal and Safe Use of C-Arm X-Ray Fluoroscopy Units

13B. Part 2: Prevention of Occupationally Acquired Blood-Borne Pathogens

14. Medical Management of the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient

14A. Pain Management and Regional Anesthesia

14B. Perioperative Assessment

14C. Management of the Pregnant Woman

14D. Substance Abuse Syndromes: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment

15. Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injuries

16. Compartment Syndromes

17. Open Fractures

18. Soft Tissue Reconstruction

19. Gunshot Wounds and Blast Injuries

20. Pathologic Fractures

21. Osteoporotic Fragility Fractures

22. Surgical Site Infection Prevention

23. Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications

24. Chronic Osteomyelitis

25. Nonunions: Evaluation and Treatment

26. Physical Impairment Ratings for Fractures

27. Outcomes Assessment in Orthopaedic Traumatology

28. Professionalism and the Economics of Orthopaedic Trauma Care

29. Psychosocial Issues

Section II: Spine

30. Imaging in Spinal Trauma

31. Pathophysiology and Urgent Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

32. Timing of Management of Spinal Cord Injuries

33. Cranio-Cervical Injuries

33A. Atlanto-Occiptal Injuries

33B. Atlas Fractures and Atlanto-Axial Injuries

33C. C2 Fractures

34. Subaxial Injuries

35. Thoracolumbar Fractures

35A. Classification

35B. Treatment of Burst Fractures

35C. Flexion Distraction and Fracture Dislocations Injuries

35D. Low Lumbar Fractures

35E. New Concepts in Management of TL Fractures

36. Fractures in the Anklyosed Spine

37. Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures

38. Avoiding Complications in Spine Trauma

39. Principles of Orthotic Management

Section III: Pelvis

40. Pelvic Ring Injuries

41. Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures

Section IV: Upper Extremity

42. Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand

43. Fractures and Dislocations of the Carpus

44. Fractures of the Distal Radius

45. Diaphyseal Fractures of the Forearm

46. Trauma to the Adult Elbow and Fractures of the Distal Humerus

46A. Trauma to the Adult Elbow

46B. Fractures of the Distal Humerus

47. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft

48. Proximal Humeral Fractures and Glenohumeral Dislocations

48A. Essential Principles

48B. Proximal Humeral Fractures and Fracture-Dislocations

48C. Glenohumeral Dislocations

48D. Post-Traumatic Reconstruction of Proximal Humeral Fractures and Fracture Dislocations

49. Fractures and Dislocations of the Clavicle

50. Fractures of the Scapula

51. Replantation

Section V: Lower Extremity

52. Hip Dislocations

53. Medical Management of the Patient with Hip Fracture

54. Intracapsular Hip Fractures

55. Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures

56. Post-Traumatic 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. Post-Traumatic 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


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