Orthopaedic disorders in children are considered in this book. Subjects covered include: evaluation; diagnosis; management; authorititative information from the author's experience; and care of the whole child.
Designed for general orthopedists, residents, pediatricians, physical therapists, and students, Practice of Pediatric Orthopedics, Second Edition is a practical, authoritative, generously illustrated, full-color how-to guide to the essentials of pediatric orthopedics. Dr. Staheli provides current, clinically proven, mainstream, whole child oriented management recommendations for musculoskeletal problems in children. The book features over 2,300 full-color photographs and drawings and numerous flowcharts to guide patient management. For this updated and expanded Second Edition, Dr. Staheli has recruited eight distinguished co-authors to contribute new information. Illustrations have been updated and many new illustrations have been added. The upper limb and hand chapters have been separated and expanded.
The Candidate's Guide to the FRCS (Tr and Orth) Examination
Author: Sattar Alshryda
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The latest book in the Postgraduate Orthopaedics series brings together the information that every trainee needs to know when faced with paediatric cases in their clinical practice and the FRCS (Tr and Orth) examination. The content is organised according to body regions, with step-by-step guides to common paediatric orthopaedic operations. Practice examination questions help readers test their own understanding, and many clinical photographs, charts and radiographs are included to explain important concepts. The concise, evidence-based chapters are written by practising paediatric orthopaedic surgeons to reflect the core knowledge expected of a newly appointed consultant - the set standard and reference criteria for passing the FRCS (Tr and Orth) - maximising the chances of examination success. This is the essential revision guide for the paediatric component of the FRCS (Tr and Orth), as well as the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, FRACS (Orth), FRCSC (Orth) and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery examinations.
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Written by Drs. Richard A. Polin and Mark F. Ditmar, Pediatric Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Fully revised and updated throughout, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices. Practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in the practice of pediatrics. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Features bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Bonita Stanton, Dr. Paul Haynes has assembled expert authors to bring current information to pediatricians on the topic of Pediatric Orthopedics. The issue provides a general overview of evaluation and treatment of the pediatric orthopedic patients. Specific articles are devoted to the following topics: Evaluation: Pediatric Orthopedic Exam; Genetic and Metabolic Conditions; Musculoskeletal Infections; Neuromuscular Conditions - Orthopedic Manifestations; Pediatric Anesthesia as Related To Orthopedic Procedures -Perioperative Management; The Limping Child; Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma; Hand and Upper Extremity; Hip and Pelvis; Knee and Lower Extremity; Foot and Ankle; Pediatric Spine; Pediatric Sports Injuries; Concussions and Chronic Overuse Injuries And Injury Prevention; and Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions. Readers will come away with the most current information on this important topic.
A concise, yet complete clinical reference on pediatric emergency care in the highly practical question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series(R). Each chapter covers an important topic by asking key questions and providing helpful answers relating to that topic. Coverage is included on such important areas as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, bites and stings, abdominal pain, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, hypertension, head trauma, near drowning, and much more. Includes helpful answers, tips, and secrets for dealing with situations that routinely confront physicians on the chaotic frontlines of medicine 65 chapters written by 54 pediatric emergency medicine specialists Helps the physician to evaluate, diagnose, and treat in an environment typically offering minimal data and little time
Building on the success of the first edition, this edition brings together pertinent issues related to orthopaedic and trauma nursing, exploring the implications for practice and the evidence basis for clinical decisions. This text, compiled by a team of lecturers and experienced practitioners within the field, reflects the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma nurses work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homes This book provides a comprehensive reference text aimed at orthopaedic and trauma practitioners those in or developing specialist roles in orthopaedics and trauma undergraduate students on orthopaedic related courses Addresses the rationales and evidence for nursing practice, provides a sound basis for clinical decision-making based on current knowledge and understanding An essential text focusing on nursing care and patient management, which reflects current practice at national and local levels Comprehensive reference lists and additional reading lists provide valuable resources for readers The addition of musculoskeletal trauma enhances the orthopaedic nursing focus New chapters on nutrition, skeletal infections, patient admission, children and adolescent care, osteoporosis, spinal cord injuries, nerve injuries, pelvic injuries, sports injuries and over use injuries Concentration throughout the text on orthopaedics across the life-span (1E was adults only) New diagrams to add to the excellent ones found in 1E
This practical volume in the Clinical Practice in Pediatric series focuses on the assessment and stabilization of injuries commonly encountered in clinical practice. Topics and categories are organized to address all of the major categories of disease and trauma involving the musculoskeletal system in infants and children. Tables highlight diagnosis, laboratory and radiologic studies, therapies, and when to refer to a specialist. Key points at the end of each chapter highlight vital information.
Orthopedic Nursing Secrets provides pearls of knowledge, or nursing secrets to nurses who provide care to patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Not only is this a useful reference for orthopedic nurses, but also for nurses who provide care to orthopedic patients in a variety of settings including the ER, OR, ICU, Med/Surg units, outpatient clinics, etc. This book provides essential nursing considerations from a wide variety of orthopedic nursing topic areas. Each chapter has been developed upon thought-provoking questions and straightforward answers. - Engaging, interactive Q & A format - Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and secrets - 18 succinct chapters written for quick review - All the most important, need-to-know questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secret Series - Thorough, highly detailed index
Exceptionally user-friendly and up-to-date, this pediatric nursing book features a very visual approach -- with abundant four-color photos and drawings throughout, extensive marginal notes, chapter-opening vignettes and other pedagogical devices -- plus a heavy emphasis on community nursing. It details the core essentials of pediatric nursing practice while also providing the critical thinking skills necessary for future challenges. Chapter titles include: Nurse's Role -- Hospital, Community Settings, and Home; Growth & Development; Pediatric Assessment; Nursing Care -- Hospitalized Child; Nursing Considerations -- Child in Community; Child with Life-Threatening Illness or Injury; Pain Assessment and Management; F&E and Acid-Base Balance; Immune Function; Infections and Communicable Diseases; Respiratory; Cardiovascular; Hematologic; Cellular Growth; Gastrointestinal; genitourinary; Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat; Neurologic; Musculoskeletal; Endocrine; and Skin Integrity.
This new 2nd Edition provides revised and updated information on the latest pediatric procedures being performed in today's practices. A variety of diagnostic and clinical features of common childhood diseases and conditions are presented in alphabetical format. Recent advances in our understanding of HIV disease, immunizations, and how to interpret the medical literature has been incorporated into the text. Includes 23 new chapters (see above) and expanded information within key chapters (see full table of contents) Written by highly noted experts in the field of pediatrics, Information is sorted out by the inclusion of tables, charts, lists, criteria for diagnosis, and other useful tips and tricks
The 4th edition of this comprehensive treatise on all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics continues the tradition of excellence that began with Dr. Tachdjian in 1972. Now in full color and completely redesigned for ease of use, the New edition of this landmark reference offers you today's best knowledge on etiology diagnosis imaging differential diagnosis non-operative and surgical treatment and surgical techniques for a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic conditions. What's more, a bonus DVD of treatments and procedures gives you anytime, anywhere access to the information you need.
Presented in a question-and-answer format, this text provides a review of sports medicine. Topics include - supervision of the athlete, special populations, conditioning, environmental concerns, protective equipment and sports nutrition.