Manual of Splinting and Casting, 2nd Edition

By Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD
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Now in vibrant full color, Manual of Splinting and Casting, 2nd Edition, provides highly visual, step-by-step instructions on the most common, need-to-know techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management. This practical point-of-care reference uses a highly templated format with hundreds of illustrations and photographs so you can quickly grasp exactly how to perform each technique. It's an ideal resource for orthopaedic and sports medicine residents, nurses, medical students, emergency physicians, and orthopaedic technologists-anyone who needs a concise, easy-to-follow guide to splinting and casting at the point of care. 

Key Features
  • Presents each technique in a highly templated format using bulleted steps and illustrations that show each crucial step. 

  • Features "how-to” clinical photographs and decision-making and treatment algorithms throughout. 

  • Contains fully updated content and new techniques in sections covering Orthopaedic Analgesia, Reduction Maneuvers, Splints and Casts, and Traction Maneuvers. 

  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. 

ISBN 9780323878296
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2023
Author Information By Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgical Specialist, Eastern Maine Medicine Center, Bangor, Maine 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 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
8 Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers
9 Shoulder and Elbow Reduction
10 Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction
11 Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction
12 Basics of Splinting and Casting
13 Upper Extremity Splints and Casts
14 Lower Extremity Splints and Casts
15 Femoral Skeletal Traction
16 Tibial Skeletal Traction
17 Calcaneal Skeletal Traction
18 Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs
Publication Date 11-07-2023
Pages 300
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
Stock Status In Stock
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