Orthopedics Made Ridiculously Simple
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Orthopedics Made Ridiculously Simple

by Hugue Ouellette, Patrice Tétreault,

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A brief, clear overview of clinical orthopedics, including diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic emergencies and relevant clinical signs “no one should miss.” Chapters address the upper and lower limbs, the axial skeleton, systemic conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, and common pediatric conditions. Each topic is covered with regards to the relevant anatomy, clinical approach, and specific problems not to be overlooked. Excellent for medical students and interns, PA’s, nurses and nurse practitioners.

Companion Digital Download of Atlas of Orthopedics program (Win/Mac).

  • Pages: 103
  • Publication: Edition 1 (October 15, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • Digital: Includes download of Atlas of Orthopedic Images and Movies (WIN/MAC)
  • ISBN: 9780940780866

About the Authors

Hugue Ouellette

Hugue Ouellette M.D.: Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, Director of Education Musculoskeletal Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Patrice Tétreault

Patrice Tetreault, MD, is Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, CHUM - Pavillon Notre-Dame, University of Montreal.

A brief, clear overview of clinical orthopedics, including diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic emergencies and relevant clinical signs “no one should miss.” Chapters address the upper and lower limbs, the axial skeleton, systemic conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, and common pediatric conditions. Each topic is covered with regards to the relevant anatomy, clinical approach, and specific problems not to be overlooked. Excellent for medical students and interns, PA’s, nurses and nurse practitioners.

Companion Digital Download of Atlas of Orthopedics program (Win/Mac).

  • Pages: 103
  • Publication: Edition 1 (October 15, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • Digital: Includes download of Atlas of Orthopedic Images and Movies (WIN/MAC)

About the Authors

Hugue Ouellette

Hugue Ouellette M.D.: Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, Director of Education Musculoskeletal Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Patrice Tétreault

Patrice Tetreault, MD, is Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, CHUM - Pavillon Notre-Dame, University of Montreal.

Table of Contents

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    CHAPTER 1. MUSCULOSKELETAL BASICS
    Terminology
    - Orientation in space
    - Movement in space
    - General orthopedic terms
    Musculoskeletal conditions
    Radiology
    Fractures and dislocations
    Emergencies
    - Compartment syndrome
    - Open fracture
    - Neurological/ vascular injury

    CHAPTER 2. UPPER LIMB
    Shoulder
    - Impingement syndrome/ Rotator cuff tear
    - Adhesive capsulitis
    - Proximal humeral fracture
    - Clavicular fracture
    - Acromioclavicular joint dislocation
    - Glenohumeral joint dislocation

    Arm
    - Proximal biceps rupture
    - Distal biceps tendon rupture
    - Humeral shaft fracture

    Elbow
    - Tennis and golf elbow (epicondylitis)
    - Olecranon bursitis
    - Distal humeral fracture
    - Olecranon fracture
    - Radial head fracture
    - Elbow dislocation

    Forearm
    - Radial and ulnar fractures
    - Monteggia and Galeazzi fracture-dislocations
    - Distal radial and ulnar fractures

    Wrist and Hand
    - Carpal tunnel syndrome
    - Kienböck's disease
    - De Quervain tenosynovitis
    - Dupuytren contractures
    - Trigger finger (flexor tenosynovitis)
    - Scaphoid fracture
    - Peri-lunate and lunate dislocation
    - First metacarpal base fracture (Bennet's and Rolando's fractures)
    - Skier’s or gameskeeper's thumb (ulnar collateral ligament injury)
    - Boxer’s fracture ( fourth or fifth metacarpal neck fracture)
    - Distal phalanx fractures

    CHAPTER 3. LOWER LIMB
    Hip
    - Trochanteric bursitis
    - Fractures
    - Dislocation

    Thigh
    - Femoral shaft fracture

    Knee
    - Ligamentous injury (Highchair lesions)
    - Meniscal tear
    - Extensor mechanism injury
    - Tibial plateau fracture
    - Distal femoral fracture

    Leg
    - Tibial and fibular fracture

    Foot and Ankle
    - Metatarsalgia
    - Hallux valgus
    - Heel pain and plantar fasciitis
    - Ankle sprain and fracture
    - Talar fracture
    - Calcaneal fracture
    - Lisfranc fracture
    - Metatarsal fracture

    CHAPTER 4. AXIAL SKELETON
    Spinal column
    - Vertebral disk disease
    - Spondylolysis/listhesis
    - Spinal stenosis
    - Spinal cord injury
    - Cervical fracture and dislocation
    - Thoraco-lumbar fracture

    Pelvis
    - Pelvic ring fracture

    CHAPTER 5. SYSTEMIC CONDITIONS
    Infection
    Septic arthritis
    Osteomyelitis
    Arthritis
    Osteoarthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Crystal arthropathy (Gout, Pseudo-gout, Chondrocalcinosis)
    Metabolic bone disease
    Osteoporosis
    Osteomalacia
    Avascular necrosis
    Bone tumors
    Benign bone tumors
    Malignant bone tumors

    CHAPTER 6. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS
    Fractures and Dislocations
    - Radial Head Dislocation
    - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    - Congenital Hip Dislocation
    Osteochondrosis (Osgood-Schlatter and Sever Diseases)
    Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease)
    Child Abuse
    Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (Hip Osteonecrosis)

    Lower Limb Anomalies
    - Genu Varum
    - Genu Valgum
    - Axial Rotations (Toe-in, Toe-out)

    Scoliosis

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