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The Bone Book

An Orthopedic Manual

Nandi, Sumon, St. Clair, Selvon (Eds.)

2015, X, 240 p. 150 illus., 100 illus. in color.

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  • A concise, high-yield presentation of orthopedic fundamentals for patient care and management in the ER and OR
  • Contains essential orthopedic information on managing the floor for the hospital-based surgeon
  • Including post-op checks and rounding
The Bone Book: A Hospital Manual for Orthopedic Care and Management is a complete guide to the essentials of orthopedics in today's busy hospital setting. Concise chapters provide the basic knowledge that all orthopedic surgery residents, fellows, and supporting staff must know to handle the full range of conditions, injuries, and diseases for patients in the operating and emergency room settings. Included are essentials of musculoskeletal anatomy, physical examination, orthopedic emergencies, and ER consults, including care for fractures, dislocations, bone/joint infections, and spinal cord injuries. Additional chapters cover OR basics, such as patient positioning, prepping, and draping, and common orthopedic techniques, such as splinting, joint aspiration, and regional blocks. By compiling information commonly passed down from senior to junior surgeon, the authors have distilled a wide range of orthopedic fundamentals into one easy-to-read book.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » orthopedic anatomy - orthopedic emergencies - orthopedic surgery - sports injuries

Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics

Table of contents 

I. Anatomy Essentials             A. Upper extremity             B. Lower extremity             C. Spine   II. Physical Exam Fundamentals             A. Upper extremity             B. Lower extremity             C. Spine   III. Managing the Floor             A. Post-op check/Rounding B. Lab abnormalities C. Hypotension D. Hypoxia E. Tachycardia F. Fever G. Low urine output H. Delirium I. Seizure J. Chest pain K. Shortness of breath L. Increased pain M. Wound Issues   IV. Orthopaedic Emergencies             A. Septic joint             B. Flexor tenosynovitis C. Compartment syndrome             D. Open fracture E. Cauda equina syndrome             F.  Necrotizing fasciitis   V. Emergency Room Consults             A. Fracture care             B. Dislocations C. Bone and joint infection E. Spinal cord injury     VI. Sports Injuries             A Upper extremity             B. Lower extremity             C Brain/spine   VII. OR Basics             A. Getting the patient ready             B. Getting the OR ready             C. Positioning, prepping, and draping             D. Tips and tricks   VIII. Techniques in Orthopaedics A. Splinting B. Joint aspiration C. Regional blocks​

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