Clubfoot is a deformity in which an infants foot is turned inward so that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even upward. Approximately one infant in every 1,000 live births will have clubfoot, making it one of the more common congenital (present at birth) foot deformities. If a childs clubfoot is not treated, the foot will remain deformed, and he or she will not be able to walk normally.
Obtain the best outcomes from the latest techniques with help from a whos who of pediatric orthopaedic trauma experts! This companion to Browner et al.: Skeletal Trauma, 4th Edition presents practical, focused guidance on managing traumatic musculoskeletal injuries in children and adolescents. It emphasizes the unique aspects of childrens fractures in terms of epidemiology, mechanisms, management, and the challenges of treating the skeletally immature patient. State-of-the-art coverage explores growth and development, pathology, complications, child abuse, sports medicine...and almost every possible break from head to toe. A new chapter on sports-related trauma helps you to manage these increasingly prevalent injuries. And, a new, full-color page layout makes it easier to locate the answers you need quickly. Complete, absolutely current coverage of relevant anatomy and biomechanics • mechanisms of injury • diagnostic approaches • treatment options • and associated complications equip you to confidently approach every form of pediatric musculoskeletal trauma. Internationally recognized contributors include pediatric orthopaedists with trauma expertise as well as specialists in orthopaedic traumatology, providing expert guidance from the most trusted authorities in pediatric musculoskeletal trauma care. A unique emphasis on outcomes assessment in childrens fractures helps you make the most valid clinical decisions. Over 800 high-quality line drawings, diagnostic images, and full-color clinical photos show you what to look for and how to proceed. An emphasis on problem-focused clinical judgment and state-of-the art treatment options assists you in making the best use of the newest techniques. A new chapter on sports-related musculoskeletal injuries in children and adolescents helps you to manage the growing incidence of trauma resulting from recreational and team sports injuries. An all-new, more user-friendly full-color text design enables you to find answers more quickly, and more efficiently review the key steps of each operative technique.
This issue will include papers on the following: Biomechanics of the normal and pathological ankle joint, Ankle arthrodesis versus ankle replacement, The concept of ankle joint preserving surgery, What are the issues in treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis when planning and performing ankle replacement?, Mobile and fixed bearing prostheses, Techniques and pitfalls with the Salto prosthesis, The Hintegra prosthesis: Techniques and pitfalls, The Mobility Total Ankle Replacement: Techniques and pitfalls, Treatment of the arthritic valgus ankle, Treatment of the arthritic varus ankle, Revision total ankle replacement, Salvage arthrodesis after failed total ankle replacement, Managing specific complications related to total ankle replacement, The New Zealand total ankle registry.
Fully updated with completely updated content, exciting new authors, and commentary by national and international experts in the field, Rockwood and Matsens The Shoulder, 5th Edition continues its tradition of excellence as the cornerstone reference for effective management of shoulder disorders. This masterwork provides how-to guidance on the full range of both tried-and-true and recent surgical techniques , including both current arthroscopic methods and the latest approaches in arthroplasty. An outstanding editorial team headed by Drs. Charles A. Rockwood, Jr. and Frederick A. Matsen III ensures that you have the tools you need to achieve optimal patient outcomes for any shoulder challenge you encounter. Throughout the book the authors focus on the value of the procedures to patients, showing ways that expense and risk can be minimized. Combines the how to for tried and true shoulder procedures along with the latest arthroscopic methods for managing shoulder disorders. Focuses on the most challenging open procedures , including those often overlooked in training programs, yet thoroughly reviews the rationale for using minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques whenever possible. Offers scientifically based coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction to aid in the decision-making process. Features new commentaries from international authorities - including dissenting and alternative viewpoints -- and final comments by our editorial experts. Covers new approaches , including reverse total shoulder, the latest rotator cuff repair methods, and the ream and run procedure, as well as emerging imaging methods.
Primary care physicians are increasingly called upon to identify and manage complex musculoskeletal issues in their patients. This second edition of Common Musculoskeletal Problems in Primary Care: A Handbook is an excellent point of care resource for health care providers to better diagnose and treat patients presenting with common musculoskeletal complaints. Each chapter in this book focuses on a specific joint or region and discusses anatomy, red flags, approach to the patient, common clinical presentations and management, and includes a flow diagram to help direct management and follow-up of a patients problem. A number of important updates in the field have been addressed in this revised version, most notably the inclusion of information on meaningful use. Meaningful Use legislation requires that healthcare providers give documentation on diagnosis and treatment to every patient at the time of their evaluation and as such, each chapter of this revised edition includes patient instructions and education sections for clinicians. Updated algorithms and physical examination sheets are provided and are formatted to easily fit into an electronic medical record. Featuring a user-friendly approach and step-by-step guidelines for managing a number of common musculoskeletal conditions, this handbook is an ideal reference for medical students, primary care residents and practicing primary care providers alike. James M. Daniels, MD, MPH Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Vice Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine Director, SIU Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Springfield, IL, USA.
This comprehensive book covers the knowledge needed to diagnosis and treat patients with acute and chronic pain. Sections dedicated to patient evaluation, medication management, treating patients with more complex circumstances and interventional management provide clinically-relevant information on an array of topics relevant to both the generalist and specialist. Some sections being organized in a diagnosis based approach help to focus on these topics and serve as a quick reference. A practical and easy-to-use guide, Pain Management and Palliative Care provides a broad foundation on pain assessment and management and is an invaluable daily companion for those managing patients experiencing pain. Dr. Kimberly A. Sackheim New York University Langone Medical Center Interventional Pain Management Department of Rehabilitation Medicine New York, NY USA.
This comprehensive guide covers the investigation, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of all the bone disorders encountered in medical practice. Written in an easy-to-read style, it updates physicians on the current knowledge of bone structure, physiology, and pathology, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of common bone diseases. Today, both medical practitioners and specialists need quick access to information on bone problems in order to help patients and their families. Therefore this book deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and mineral metabolism to the utility of radiologic imaging and specialized tests in bone diagnosis and current treatment recommendations. It is scientifically based but provides clear guidelines for managing bone problems and for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It will assist not only in the delivery of effective treatment but also in disease prevention. Professor Bartl is a renowned expert in osteoporosis. He is Director Emeritus of the Osteoporosis Outpatient Clinic of the University Clinic Munich and now head of the Osteoporosis Center Munich. Professor Bartl regularly appears in TV round-table discussions on the topic.