Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient

Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient

Written by experts at the top-ranked Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary manual providing preoperative considerations, postoperative complications, and guidelines for the anesthetic and medical management of patients undergoing orthopedic surgery.

Beginning with chapters covering preoperative evaluations and general principles and practices of perioperative medicine, the book then considers anesthesiologic management in orthopedic surgery and the role of postoperative pain management. This is followed by a section on medical management in specific clinical settings, discussing patients with connective tissue disease, cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary and renal diseases, diabetes and psychiatric and neurological diseases. A fourth section covers specific perioperative problems in orthopedic surgery, such as care of the elderly patient, venous thromboembolism, infection, nutrition, compartment syndrome, and bone health. Finally, the role of allied services, quality improvement and ethics are highlighted, and selected case studies are included to illustrate real-world perioperative issues and management strategies in orthopedic surgery.

A comprehensive yet concise reference, Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient will be an invaluable resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists and any professional involved in orthopedic surgery.

 

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Rockwood and Wilkins Fractures in Children Ninth Edition

Rockwood and Wilkins Fractures in Children Ninth Edition

With contributions from experts in orthopaedic surgery, the latest edition of this comprehensive resource presents up-to-date technical procedures for treating a wide range of fractures in children and adolescents. Content and chapters are easier to read than ever before. How? All clinical sections follow a templatized format—as in previous editions—and now you’ll find even more treatment algorithms, checklists, charts, and tables, helping you quickly identify and apply critical information in a care situation.

  • Easy-to-read tables outlining non-operative treatments, adverse outcomes, and operative techniques.
  • New videos—accessible via the eBook—offering instruction and guidance on clinical procedures.
  • Authors’ preferred treatment options are now highlighted and as precise and detailed algorithms.
  • Preoperative planning procedures now presented in a checklist format.
  • Ideal for pediatric orthopaedic surgeons and residents in orthopaedics.

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Treatment of Osteoarthritic Change in the Hip: Joint Preservation or Joint Replacement

Treatment oOsteoarthritic Change in the Hip: Joint Preservation or Joint Replacement

This book, a selection of the papers presented at the 32nd Japanese Hip Society (JHS) Congress, includes the latest knowledge on preservation and regeneration treatments of hip disease as well as arthroplasty. It is an invaluable source of reference for all who work in the field of orthopedic surgery.

 

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Acute Elbow Trauma: Fractures and Dislocation Injuries

Acute Elbow Trauma: Fractures and Dislocation Injuries

This volume focuses on acute trauma to the adult elbow, including fractures, dislocations, tendon ruptures, and vascular and nerve injuries. Each chapter addresses anatomical key features, surgical and conservative therapeutic procedures, postoperative regimes and complication strategies. International elbow experts explore a range of surgical approaches, the usage of modern implants, advances in surgical techniques, and pearls and pitfalls for each trauma entity. Moreover, the authors describe total elbow arthroplasty and radial head replacement in detail, outline current clinical outcomes, and provide recommendations for therapeutic approaches and salvage measures. The book enables the orthopedic surgeon to deal with the entire spectrum of acute simple and complex elbow injuries in adults.

 

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European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology

European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology

This important reference textbook covers the surgical management of all major orthopaedic and traumatological conditions. The book will act as the major source of education and guidance in surgical practice for surgeons and trainees, especially those preparing for higher surgical examinations and the Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology examinations within and beyond Europe. The emphasis throughout is on the application of current knowledge and research to technical problems, how to avoid operative problems, and how to salvage complications if they occur. The didactic text is complemented by abundant illustrations that highlight the essentials of each clinical scenario. The authors are all recognized international authorities active at congresses and workshops as well as in universities and hospitals across the world. ​

 

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Orthopaedic Neurology Second Edition

Orthopaedic Neurology Second Edition

Since its original publication, Orthopaedic Neurology: A Diagnostic Guide to Neurologic Levels has distinguished itself as a clearly written, uniquely focused text sought after by practitioners and trainees in orthopaedics, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, anesthesiology, neurology, and nursing, as well as primary care specialties. The second edition retains this standard of excellence while providing thorough updates in medical illustration, teaching techniques, and new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spinal cord injuries. Now in vibrant full color, it offers a distinctive and practical combination of anatomy, the physical exam, and clinical pearls, highly readable and abundantly illustrated.
Features:

Discusses the diagnosis of neurologic levels according to common denominators, and combines them with the basic principles of neurology to assist in the appraisal of spinal cord and nerve root problems.

Presents classic original drawings now carefully colorized for optimal visual reference, and additional drawings added as necessary. Corresponding radiographic imaging techniques (predominantly MRI and CT) have also been added.

 

 

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Principles of Orthopedic Infection Management

Principles of Orthopedic Infection Management

The medical world continues to make extraordinary advances in both scientific knowledge and surgical skill, yet despite these achievements, surgeons continue to struggle with the challenge of postoperative infection. Without proper prevention or treatment, orthopedic infection can become just as life-threatening as the initial trauma.

This highly informative clinical go-to text provides the core principles, treatment options, and the latest information and research specifically for the purpose of helping physicians manage orthopedic infections and related issues.

The book’s key features include:

  • Contributions from 63 world renowned specialists from a broad range of fields in orthopedic traumatology and infectious diseases
  • In-depth case examples involving 21 adult and 4 pediatric patients and covering a wide range of infections and anatomy
  • Nine algorithms to assist in complex decision making
  • Over 800 illustrations and images, and online access to 6 video presentations that outline the important steps in the prevention or management of infected joints, tissue, and implants

AOTrauma is proud to present this comprehensive new publication, which will be valuable to both orthopedic and trauma surgeons, as well as researchers and other medical experts within the field of infectious disease.

 

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Acetabular Fractures: Diagnosis, Indications, Treatment Strategies 1st Edition

Acetabular Fractures: Diagnosis, Indications, Treatment Strategies 1st Edition

Enclosed within the deep and complex structures of the hip joint and the surroundings, acetabular fractures confront the orthopaedic surgeon with great challenges. A number of critical neurovascular structures in the vicinity are imperiled; the hip joint itself requires utmost care in surgery to preserve biomechanical stability over the long term and to postpone the development of posttraumatic osteoarthritis in the young to middle-aged patient collective.

It is the goal of this work to provide the surgeon with strategic tools to diagnose and evaluate the types of acetabular fractures to arrive at the optimal individual indication, thus taking a fracture-anatomy-guided approach to reduction and fixation.

Key Features:

  • Eminently practical approach using more than 400 brilliant photographs, radiologic images, and drawings
  • An emphasis on anatomical joint reconstruction to ensure the longest possible survival of the joint
  • Discussion on age-specific problems and complications, such as osteoporosis, thromboembolism, and more

Acetabular Fractures will be welcomed by orthopaedic and trauma surgeons, as well as by residents and fellows, in these fields.

 

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AO Principles of Fracture Management: Vol. 1: Principles, Vol. 2: Specific fractures 3rd Edition

AO Principles of Fracture Management: Vol. 1: Principles, Vol. 2: Specific fractures 3rd Edition

The AO Principles of Fracture Management has served many generations of surgeons around the world as the source of knowledge and essential reference in the field of orthopedic trauma surgery. The fundamental principles of fracture surgery have not changed in 60 years, but the biological and clinical knowledge, as well as technological advancements have extended new possibilities in surgical treatment and offered surgeons the opportunity to explore new ways of applying the AO principles.

The new third edition of this book has been expanded to include new knowledge and explore state-of-the-art technology. It also addresses pressing challenges that face orthopedic surgeons today, such as the exponential rise in fragility fractures resulting from demographic changes and an aging population. The book aims to help surgeons to successfully rise to such challenges.

Key features include:

  • Contributions from more than 50 highly renowned surgeons, scientists, and medical professionals
  • More than 2,100 high-quality illustrations and images, as well as access to over 250 video presentations
  • New chapters on periprosthetic fractures, knee dislocations, fragility fractures and orthogeriatric care and additional information on operating room setup and planning
  • Immediate access to AO’s continually evolving range of online educational offerings via QR codes for mobile devices including animations, webcasts, webinars, lectures, AO Surgery Reference, AOSTART and more

AOTrauma is pleased to bring you a new expanded, comprehensive, and updated edition of the AO Principles of Fracture Management for residents, fellows, course participants and faculty, Trauma and Orthopedic surgeons, and operating room personnel.

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