Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)
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Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional fracture management references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? ""Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides quick answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a ""curbside consultation"" between orthopedic surgical colleagues.Dr. Walter Virkus has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with fracture management. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to fracture management with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of fractures.""Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Practicing orthopedists, orthopedic residents, and non-physician personnel will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.Some of the questions that are answered: There is a patient in the ER with a femur fracture and humeral shaft fracture. Should I fix the humerus with a nail or a plate? How do you decide which pelvis fractures need surgery? What is your choice for a displaced femoral neck fracture in a 65-year-old: ORIF, hemiarthroplasty, or total hip arthroplasty? I have a 45 Year-old woman with a bicondylar tibial plateau fracture. What type of fixation should I use? I have a 38 Year-old woman with a distal tibia spiral fracture. Should I try to nail this or just plate it? and, When do you use locking plates?

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556428296
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 252 x 176 x 13 mm


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This format is refreshing and allows residents, fellows, and orthopedic surgeons the same access to the experts as they would get when walking rounds or in the hallway of a major meeting. This book is a comfortable efficient read that addresses common questions and current state of the art. Each case is presented in an easy to read conversational manner that makes getting through the entire 200 pages easy and pleasurable. This volume on fracture management is wonderful addition to the series. This format is a refreshing way to learn and keep up with the most current concepts and approaches to problems as guided by leading experts in the field. It s a great new way to feel like you just walked on rounds with your mentor and had the privilege of getting an expert opinion about 49 issues in fracture care.
- Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, "University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.""
"This format is refreshing and allows residents, fellows, and orthopedic surgeons the same access to the experts as they would get when walking rounds or in the hallway of a major meeting. This book is a comfortable efficient read that addresses common questions and current state of the art. Each case is presented in an easy to read conversational manner that makes getting through the entire 200 pages easy and pleasurable. This volume on fracture management is wonderful addition to the series. This format is a refreshing way to learn and keep up with the most current concepts and approaches to problems as guided by leading experts in the field. It's a great new way to feel like you just walked on rounds with your mentor and had the privilege of getting an expert opinion about 49 issues in fracture care."

- Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.

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