Practical Fracture Treatment, 5th Edition

Practical Fracture Treatment

5th Edition

By Ronald McRae, FRCS(Eng, Glas), AIMBI, Formerly Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK; and Max Esser, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Ed)(Orth), FRACS(Orth), Orthopaedic Surgeon, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne; Department of Trauma Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne; Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia


SECTION A: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Pathology and healing of fractures

The diagnosis of fractures and principles of treatment

Closed reduction and casting techniques in fracture management

Open fractures: internal fixation

Factors affecting healing; complications; pathological fractures

SECTION B: REGIONAL INJURIES

The shoulder girdle and humerus

Injuries about the elbow

Injuries to the forearm bones

The wrist and hand

The spine

The pelvis, hip and femoral neck

Fractures of the femur and injuries about the knee

Fractures of the tibia

Injuries about the ankle

Foot injuries

The fracture clinic

References