Handbook of Splinting and Casting

By Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD
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  • Don't treat without it! Carry this portable, pocket-sized reference with you for quick, point-of-care access.
  • See exactly how to proceed with each technique guided by illustrations and photographs detailing every crucial step.
  • Spend more time treating and less time searching thanks to quickly accessible, concise information and detailed visuals that provide a practical tool for use in the office, in the clinic, or at the bedside.
  • Consult with this complete clinical companion for the latest casting and splinting techniques, as well as common analgesia techniques, and traction and reduction maneuvers.

Handbook of Splinting and Casting, by Drs. Stephen R. Thompson and Dan A. Zlotolow, gives you practical, portable, step-by-step instructions on the most common techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management. Find all you need to know about the latest splinting and casting practices, analgesia procedures, reduction maneuvers, and more, quickly and easily. The highly templated format with hundreds of illustrations and photographs outlines the steps you must follow to perform each technique properly. Part of the popular Mobile Medicine Series, this pocket-sized reference is ideal for any point-of-care health professional.

Key Features
  • Stabilize any break or injury at the point of care by referring to this portable, pocket-sized reference.
  • Perform each procedure flawlessly by following nearly 500 step-by-step illustrations and concise accompanying instructions.
  • Get all the guidance you need with complete sections on Orthopaedic Analgesia, Reduction Maneuvers, Splints and Casts, and Traction Maneuvers.
ISBN 9780323078023
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2011
Author Information By Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgical Specialist, Eastern Maine Medicine Center, Bangor and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD, Pediatric and Adult Upper Limb Surgeon, Professor of Orthopeadic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, The Hospital for Special Surgery
Table of Content

PART I: Analgesia

1. Basic Principles of Analgesia

2. Hematoma Block

3. Elbow Block

4. Wrist Block

5. Digital Block

6. Ankle Block

7. Intra-articular Ankle Block

PART 2: Reduction Maneuvers

8. Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers

9. Shoulder and Elbow Reduction

10. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction

11. Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction

PART 3: Splints and Casts

12. Basics of Splinting and Casting

13. Upper Extremity Splints and Casts

14. Lower Extremity Splints and Casts

PART 4: Traction Maneuvers

15. Femoral Skeletal Traction

16. Tibial Skeletal Traction

17. Calcaneal Skeletal Traction

18. Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs

Publication Date 21-11-2011
Pages 310
Trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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