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By Harry Skinner, Michael Fitzpatrick

present necessities: Orthopedics -- the last word at-a-glance bedside guide!

  • “Nutshell” info at the prognosis and remedy of the two hundred most typical orthopedic illnesses and problems
  • One disease according to web page, with bulleted lists for simple entry
  • Covers all suitable techniques, from grownup reconstructive surgical procedure to foot and ankle surgical procedure
  • ICD9-CM codes for every subject, permitting you to code and classify morbidity facts after making the analysis
  • Included in every one subject --Essentials of analysis --Differential prognosis --Treatment --Pearl --Reference
  • Handy tabs

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72 Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear ........................................... 73 Iliotibial Band (Friction) Syndrome ................................................... 74 Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendinopathy) ............................................ 75 Turf Toe ............................................................................................ 8 Dislocation ■ Essentials of Diagnosis • Injuries that affect joints, muscles, and ligaments • Sprains, strains, and dislocations are considered soft tissue injuries; sprains refer to ligament injuries and strains, to muscle injuries • Symptoms: sudden onset of pain, loss of power and strength, bruising, and swelling; an audible “crack” or “pop” may be heard in ligament or tendon rupture • Perform vascular assessment to rule out vascular injuries, particularly in large joint dislocations (eg, knees) • MRI can be used to evaluate soft tissue tears and ruptures ■ Differential Diagnosis • • • • • • ■ Bursitis Muscle strains Muscle spasm Hematoma Cellulitis Ligament ruptures Treatment • Acute stage of injury: provide rest to the injured structure, with ice to help reduce swelling and pain, compression, and elevation (RICE) • If a tear is present, surgical repair or immobilization with a cast or an orthosis may be necessary • Treat any underlying issues (eg, hematoma, compartment syndrome) • Avoid heat and massage to the affected area (which tends to increase swelling, pain, and/or bleeding) until the subacute or chronic stage of the injury ■ Pearl Avoid nonselective NSAIDs in the acute stage to minimize bleeding.

46 Sternoclavicular Joint Injury ............................................................. 47 Bicipital Tendonitis ............................................................................ 48 Biceps Tendon Rupture ..................................................................... 49 Impingement Syndrome ................................................................... 50 Glenohumeral Joint Instability .......................................................... 51 Acromioclavicular Joint Arthropathy .................................................

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