Now in vibrant full color, Manual of Splinting and Casting, 2nd Edition, provides highly visual, step-by-step instructions on the most common, need-to-know techniques for initial orthopaedic injury management. This practical point-of-care reference uses a highly templated format with hundreds of illustrations and photographs so you can quickly grasp exactly how to perform each technique. It’s an ideal resource for orthopaedic and sports medicine residents, nurses, medical students, emergency physicians, and orthopaedic technologists—anyone who needs a concise, easy-to-follow guide to splinting and casting at the point of care.
Presents each technique in a highly templated format using bulleted steps and illustrations that show each crucial step.
Features “how-to clinical photographs and decision-making and treatment algorithms throughout.
Contains fully updated content and new techniques in sections covering Orthopaedic Analgesia, Reduction Maneuvers, Splints and Casts, and Traction Maneuvers.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
By Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgical Specialist, Eastern Maine Medicine Center, Bangor, Maine; Dan A. Zlotolow, MD, Pediatric and Adult Upper Limb Surgeon, Professor of Orthopeadic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York