This practical and straightforward resource prepares you to meet the challenges presented by orthopaedic injuries most commonly seen in the emergency department and office settings. Readers will explore a range of techniques—from administration of local anesthesia, proper fracture reduction, and splint application, to some less common musculoskeletal procedures.
• Thorough coverage prepares readers to address orthopedic injuries resulting from trauma, as well as degenerative conditions often seen in emergency department or office visits. • Step-by-step guidance covers patient positioning, proper immobilization, and recommended anesthetic techniques to reduce patient discomfort and improve outcomes. • Practical tips from the experts help readers to avoid pitfalls and hone their skills. • Photos, line drawings, and radiographs provide essential visual guidance, and allow readers to see key principles in action.