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• Section 1 - General Topics
Chapter 1. Outcomes of Musculoskeletal Trauma
Chapter 2. Delivery of Orthopaedic Trauma Care
Chapter 3. Career and Practice Management in Orthopaedic Trauma
Chapter 4. Computer-Assisted Surgery in Orthopaedic Trauma
Chapter 5. Principles of Minimally Invasive Fracture Care
Chapter 6. New Technologies in Orthopaedic Trauma
Chapter 7. Biomechanics of Fracture Healing
Chapter 8. Osteoporosis and Pathological Bone
Chapter 9. Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis in Fracture Patients
• Section 2 - Nonunions, Malunions, and Infections
Chapter 10. Nonunions
Chapter 11. Malunions
Chapter 12. Biological Adjuvants for Fracture Healing
Chapter 13. Diagnosis and Management of Infection Associated with Fractures and Nonunions
• Section 3 - Soft-Tissue Injury and the Polytrauma Patient
Chapter 14. Evaluation and Management of Soft-Tissue Injury and Open Fractures
Chapter 15. The Mangled Lower Extremity
Chapter 16. Amputations in Patients With Trauma
Chapter 17. Disaster and Mass Casualty Preparedness
Chapter 18. Evaluation of the Polytrauma Patient
Chapter 19. Management of the Polytrauma Patient and Damage Control Orthopaedic Care
Chapter 20. Acute Compartment Syndrome
• Section 4 - Upper Extremity
Chapter 21. Clavicle and Scapula Fractures
Chapter 22. Proximal Humerus Fractures
Chapter 23. Humeral Shaft Fractures
Chapter 24. Distal Humerus Fractures
Chapter 25. Fractures of the Proximal Radius and Ulna and Dislocations of the Elbow Thomas F. Varecka, MD
Chapter 26. Fractures of the Forearm and Distal Radius
Chapter 27. Hand Fractures and Dislocations
Chapter 28. Degloving Injuries in the Upper Extremity
Chapter 29. Management of Traumatic Nerve Injuries in the Upper Extremity
• Section 5 - Axial Skeleton: Pelvis, Acetabulum, and Spine
Chapter 30. Pelvic Fractures: Evaluation and Acute Management
Chapter 31. Pelvic Fractures: Definitive Treatment and Outcomes
Chapter 32. Evaluation and Management of Acetabular Fractures
Chapter 33. Management of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries
Chapter 34. Acute Cervical Spine Injuries: Initial Evaluation, Clearance, and Management
Chapter 35. Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Thoracic and Lumbar Injuries
• Section 6 - Lower Extremity
Chapter 36. Hip Dislocations and Femoral Head Fractures
Chapter 37. Femoral Neck Fractures in the Younger Patient
Chapter 38. Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures
Chapter 39. Femoral Shaft Fractures
Chapter 40. Fractures of the Distal Femur
Chapter 41. Patella Fractures and Extensor Mechanism Injuries
Chapter 42. Knee Dislocations
Chapter 43. Fractures of the Tibial Plateau
Chapter 44. Tibial Shaft Fractures
Chapter 45. Ankle Fractures
Chapter 46. Distal Tibial Pilon Fractures
Chapter 47. Foot Fractures and Dislocations
• Section 7 - Geriatrics
Chapter 48. Perioperative and Postoperative Considerations in the Geriatric Patient
Chapter 49. Femoral Neck Fractures in the Geriatric Population
Chapter 50. Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures in the Geriatric Population
Chapter 51. Management of Osteoporotic Fractures and Atypical Fractures
Chapter 52. Periprosthetic Fractures
• Section 8 - Pediatrics
Chapter 53. Fractures of the Upper Extremity in Children
Chapter 54. Pediatric Spine Trauma
Chapter 55. Fractures of the Lower Extremity

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5 brings together relevant knowledge and new breakthroughs in orthopaedic trauma treatment and management. Developed in partnership with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), this new edition features chapters on computer-assisted surgery, new technologies, and the diagnosis and management of infection associated with fractures and nonunions.
Explore a completely new section on Nonunions, Malunions and Infections, as well as expanded coverage of pediatric trauma and new chapters on osteoporosis and pathologic bone, DVT prophylaxis in fracture patients, degloving injuries, management of traumatic nerve injuries, femoral neck fractures in the younger patient, and much more.
Whether you focus on orthopaedic trauma or rotate on trauma call, OKU’s objective, evidence-based coverage of all aspects of orthopaedic trauma care will help you decide the best approach for every situation. Chapters on the delivery of orthopaedic trauma care, and career and practice management issues augment the clinical content.

Sections are:
• General Topics
• Nonunions, Malunions, and Infections
• Soft-Tissue Injury and the Polytrauma Patient
• Upper Extremity
• Axial Skeleton: Pelvis, Acetabulum, and Spine
• Lower Extremity
• Geriatrics
• Pediatrics

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