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Handbook of Fractures

With practical coverage of both adult and pediatric fractures, Handbook of Fractures, Sixth Edition is the must-have reference for residents and anyone—nurse practitioners and physician assistants, for example—in either the orthopaedic or emergency medicine setting. Easy-to-read review provides fast access to information on all aspects of fracture management and classification—from anatomy and mechanism of injury to clinical and radiologic evaluation and treatment.

Key Features:

  • Includes all major fracture classifications systems, and covers special topics such as multiple trauma, gunshot wounds, pathologic and periprosthetic fractures, and orthopaedic analgesia.
  • Features a concise, bulleted structure for efficient review of fractures throughout the body.
  • Packed with illustrations, quick-reference charts, tables, diagrams, and bulleted lists.
  • Widely used by orthopaedic residents and surgeons, orthopaedic trauma fellows, primary care and emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants
  • Visualize key aspects of fracture management with abundant illustrations.
  • Access vital information through quick-reference charts, tables, diagrams, and bulleted lists.
  • Chapters on intraoperative imaging and basic science of fracture healing.
  • Special topics such as multiple trauma, gunshot wounds, pathologic and periprosthetic fractures, and orthopedic analgesia.
  • Quickly find the information you need with consistently organized chapters covering epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications.