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Emergency Management of Hand Injuries
by G.R. Wilson P. A. Nee J. S. Watson

RRP €62.10

Emergency Management of Hand Injuries
by Author Name G.R. Wilson, P. A. Nee, J. S. Watson

Book details for title
List Price:62.10
Format: Paperback, 215 x 137 x 11mm, 166pp
Publication date: 30 Jan 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN-13: 9780192628237

Description

This compact yet comprehensive handbook will allow Accident and Emergency staff to investigate and treat hand injuries with confidence - and just as importantly, to see at a glance which patients should be referred immediately to a specialist hand surgeon. Written in a concise and accessible style, it is illustrated throughout with clear and informative diagrams.

Contents

Part 1: General Considerations ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Abbreviations ; 3. Anatomy ; 4. Assessment ; 5. Surgery, splints, dressings ; 6. Local anaesthetic techniques ; Part 2: Soft Tissue Injuries ; 7. Nailbed injuries ; 8. Gamekeeper's thumb ; 9. Glass injury ; 10. Simple laceration ; 11. Major laceration and crush injuries ; 12. Ring avulsion injury ; 13. High pressure injections ; 14. Burns - thermal ; 15. Burns - chemical ; 16. Burns - electrical ; 17. Frostbite ; 18. Skin loss ; 19. Amputations (replants) ; 21. Foreign bodies ; Part 3: Tendon and Nerve Injuries ; 22. Flexor tendons ; 23. Extensor tendon (1 Mallet) ; 24. Extensor tendon (2 Boutonniere) ; 25. Extensor tendon (3 MP joint) ; 26. Extensor tendon (4 hand and wrist) ; 27. Nerve injury ; Part 4: Injuries to Bones and Joints ; 28. Fall on outstretched hand ; 29. Scaphoid fracture ; 30. Lunate dislocation and scapholunate dissociation ; 31. Bennett's fracture ; 32. Fracture MC shaft/base ; 33. Fracture neck 5th MC ; 34. Phalangeal fractures ; 35. IP joint dislocation ; 36. PIPJ swelling (volar plate injury) ; 37. Ephiphyseal injuries - (children) ; Part 5: Infections ; 38. Paronychia ; 39. Pulp space infection (felon) ; 40. Cellulitis ; 41. Bite wounds ; 42. Septic arthritis ; 44. Web space abcess ; 45. Palmar space infection ; Part 6: Patient Transfer ; Index

Additional Information

  • Illustrations: line figures