Lawyers' medical cyclopedia of personal injuries and allied specialties, Volume 2

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A. Smith Co., 1958 - Law
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Contents

THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF FRACTURES I The Skeletal System
1
Section Page 9A 1 Bone
3
Periosteum and perichondrium
5
Muscles
6
Tendons and ligaments
10
Types of Fractures 9A 7 Traumatic fractures
11
Pathologic fractures
16
Past medical history
17
Fractures at the shoulder joint
111
Fractures of the vertebrae
112
Other fractures
113
Section Page
117
Shoulder
127
15a Evaluation of impairment
154
Upper Arm Humerus
166
Elbow and Forearm
177

Symptoms and signs
18
Physical examination
19
Radiographic Xray examination
22
Fluoroscopic examination
24
9A 14b Magnetic resonance imaging
25
Emergency treatment
36
Definitive treatment
45
Reduction of the fracture
49
Application of the cast
51
Continuous traction
57
Open reduction of closed fractures
60
Open fractures
61
Physiotherapy
65
The Healing Process 9A 27 Introduction
68
The fracture hematoma
69
Section Page 9A 30 Conditions that influence healing
70
Complications 9A 31 Hemorrhage
71
Shock
73
Infection
74
Gangrene
76
Bowel obstruction paralytic ileus
78
Reserved for future use
83
Pressure sores and decubiti bedsores
84
Avascular aseptic necrosis
85
Myositis ossificans
87
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
88
Disturbance of bone growth
89
Traumatic arthritis
90
Pneumonia
91
Fractures and dislocations of the spine
95
Fractures of the clavicle
97
Fractures of the humerus
98
Fractures and dislocations of the radius and ulna
101
Fractures of the pelvis
103
Fractures of the hip and femur
104
Fractures about the knee
105
Fractures of the tibial shaft
107
9A 61a Child abuse
108
The general physiological response to trauma
109
Psychological response
110
Section Page
190
32a Compartmental syndrome
200
33a Fractures of the distal radius
207
39a Evaluation of impairment of the wrist
218
Annotations
235
FRACTURES AND RELATED INJURIES OF
265
3a Fracture of the wing of the ilium
271
5a Complications of pelvic fractures
279
Section Page
282
18a Subtrochanteric fractures of the femur
301
Region of the Knee
315
28a Distention of the knee joint
322
44a Evaluation of impairment
347
49a Anterior tibial compartment syndrome
356
Foot
367
65a Freibergs disease
384
CHAPTER 12
423
Section Page
428
Annotations
451
Section Page
501
Annotations
511
CHAPTER
517
Restraint devices as a cause of injury
525
Child restraint systems
531
Second impact or enhanced injury in motor vehicle
537
Suspension of drivers licenses for medical reasons
549
Annotations
557
American Law Reports
563
CHAPTER 14
585
Section Page
596
CHAPTER 15
671
Section Page
684
Annotations
703
CHAPTER 16
715
Spinal Disorders
729
Section Page
770
Annotations
781
INDEX
807
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