- Kenneth A Egol MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
- Eric J Strauss MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
This manual has been prepared in a manner that will aid any house officer in any discipline, as well as any healthcare provider who is charged with attending to patients presenting to the emergency department with an acute traumatic musculoskeletal complaint in need of intervention. Covers techniques like reducing and splinting a radius fracture, repairing a nail bed laceration, fracture management, methods used for procedural sedation etc. Each chapter is organised in easy to follow format filled with illustrative images, colour photographs and detailed instruction. This book provides step by step instructions and detailed demonstration of the various evaluations and management techniques aided by gorgeous illustrations for health care providers in acute settings. This manual focuses on the basics of urgent orthopaedic procedural care. This book is useful for emergency room physicians, residents and students.