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Medicine | Bone and Joint Injuries - Trauma Surgery III

Bone and Joint Injuries

Trauma Surgery III

Oestern, Hans-Jörg, Trentz, Otmar, Uranues, Selman (Eds.)

2014, X, 466 p. 280 illus., 165 illus. in color.

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  • Clearly structured and to-the-point
  • Sets a European standard in the field
  • Indispensable for all physicians dealing with trauma patients and in preparing for the European Board Exam

All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on bone and joint injuries orthopedic trauma is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Fracture - Injury - Joint - Muscle - Shoulder - Skeletal - Tendon

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Medicine - Orthopedics - Surgery

Table of contents 

Shoulder Injuries.- Clavicular Fractures.- Humeral Shaft Fractures.- Biceps Tendon Injuries.- Elbow Injuries.- Forearmshaft Fractures.- Hand.- Femur.- Knee Joint.- Tibia.- Foot.- Spinal Trauma.- Pelvic Trauma.- Peripheral Nerve.- Muscle Injuries.- Tendon Injuries.- Pediatric Injuries.- Pathological Fractures.- Nonunion.- Osteitis.-

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Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India

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