Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma , 4th Edition

Author
By Michael A. Foy, BM, FRCS and Phillip S. Fagg, MB, BS, FRCS
ISBN
9780443068331
Publication Date
25-08-2010
Learn More
Hardback
$288.00 $259.20
+ WishList

A comprehensive guide to the preparation of medicolegal reports in the field of personal injury litigation following musculoskeletal trauma..

It provides prognostic information following musculoskeletal injuries and assists the clinician acting as an expert medical witness prepare the report.

Each of the chapters is devoted to different areas of injury and takes the reader through the full range of treatments, results and complications and how these impact on prognosis.

Collates data on treatment, results, complications from the relevant medical literature and review articles and saves the orthopaedic surgeon acting as an expert witness a lot of hours of unnecessary research.

 


Key Features

A comprehensive guide to the preparation of medicolegal reports in the field of personal injury litigation following musculoskeletal trauma..

It provides prognostic information following musculoskeletal injuries and assists the clinician acting as an expert medical witness prepare the report.

Each of the chapters is devoted to different areas of injury and takes the reader through the full range of treatments, results and complications and how these impact on prognosis.

Collates data on treatment, results, complications from the relevant medical literature and review articles and saves the orthopaedic surgeon acting as an expert witness a lot of hours of unnecessary research.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780443068331
Author Informaiton By Michael A. Foy, BM, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK and Phillip S. Fagg, MB, BS, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK
Table of Content SECTION 1
Medicolegal Practice

The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Viewpoint
The Legal Viewpoint
Recent Developments in the Law and their Effect on Practice
The Othopaedic Surgeon in Court

SECTION II
Results Following Upper Limb Fractures

The Shoulder
The Humerus
The Elbow
The Forearm
The Wrist
Hand Injuries

SECTION III
Results Following Lower Limb Fractures

The Hip
The Femoral Shaft Fractures
The Knee
The Tibia and Fibula
The Ankle
The Foot, Including Calcineal Fractures

SECTION IV
Results following Fractures of the Axial Skeleton

The Pelvis
The Cervical Spine
The Thoracolumbar Spine : Assessment
Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries
Head Injury

SECTION V
Miscellaneous Topics
Repetitive Strain Injury
Soft Tissue Injuries, Including Burns
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
The Psychological Effects of Trauma
Post-Traumatic Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Recognised Arm Conditions and Work
Radiology in Medicolegal Practice
Vibration White Finger
Publication Date 25-08-2010
Pages 560
Trim 276 x 219 mm
Stock Status In Stock
Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account

Back to top