AO Handbook: Orthopedic Trauma Care: Orthopedic Trauma Care
Orthopedic Trauma Care is a valuable resource for optimizing the care of orthopedic trauma patients. The book begins by presenting classification, wound and fracture healing, principles of fracture treatment, and information on the care of polytrauma patients. It closes with details on specific injuries and common complications and syndromes secondary to traumatic injuries.
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abnormalities and/or AP view arthrosis articular avulsion fracture axial bone clavicle Clinical presentation Pain closed reduction collateral ligament compartment syndrome cruciate ligament CT scan deformity Diagnostics Physical examination dislocation displaced fractures distal radius Duration Fracture takes Duration Injury takes Duration of disability epiphyseal epiphysis external fixation femoral head femur fibular flexion Follow-up treatment forearm fracture healing fractures Mechanism fragment greenstick fracture hemarthrosis humerus immobilization injury Direct force instability intraarticular fractures K-wires knee lateral long-arm cast Mechanism of injury medial metaphysis Müller AO Classification muscle neurological occur open fractures open reduction osteoporosis osteosynthesis pain on palpation patella patients pelvic planes polytrauma posterior posterior cruciate ligament Prognosis Prognosis proximal pseudarthrosis radial head range of motion reduction and fixation rupture Salter-Harris type shaft fractures shoulder soft-tissue injuries stability Surgical treatment swelling takes 6 weeks tendon tension band tibia tissue traction Treatment Conservative treatment ulnar weeks to heal weight bearing wrist X-ray X-ray examination