Developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and edited by William M. Ricci, MD, FAAOS and Samir Mehta, MD, FAAOS, Orthopaedic Knowledge Update®: Trauma 6 brings together relevant knowledge and new breakthroughs in orthopaedic trauma treatment and management from the most recent 5 years of orthopaedic and subspecialty literature, as well as core knowledge from previous years.
Written, edited, and peer-reviewed by more than 90 interdisciplinary contributing authors, the book offers a complete guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of orthopaedic trauma injuries, supported by the latest evidence. Explore expanded and updated coverage throughout, as well as new chapters on emerging technologies in orthopaedic trauma; infection prophylaxis during and after fracture surgery; management of acute and chronic osteomyelitis; extremity soft-tissue reconstruction associated with fractures; management of chest wall injuries; sternoclavicular joint injuries; calcaneus fractures; considerations in common geriatric fractures; and pelvic ring and acetabular fractures in the geriatric population.
- General Topics
- Nonunions, Malunions, and Infections
- Soft-Tissue Injury and the Patient With Polytrauma
- Upper Extremity
- Axial Skeleton: Pelvis and Acetabulum
- Lower Extremity
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