• PART I INTRODUCTION 1 Basic Requirements
2 Documentation and Artifacts
• PART II SPECIAL INDICATIONS 3 Skull Fracture
4 Fracture of the Clavicle
5 Acromioclavicular Joint Instability
6 Proximal Humerus
7 Screening for Elbow Fractures
8 Distal Forearm
9 Subcapital Fracture of 5th Metacarpal
10 Injury to the PIP Joint of the Fingers - Fibrocartilago Palmaris
11 Sternoclavicular Dislocation
12 Rib and Sternal Fractures
13 Sonographic Diagnosis of Pneumothorax
14 Distal Femoral Fracture
15 Proximal Tibial Fracture
16 Outer Ligament Tear at the Upper Ankle and Syndesmotic Tear at the Upper Ankle
17 Fractures of 5th Metatarsal
18 Fractures of the Foot
19 Screening for Lower Extremity Fractures
• PART III GENERAL INDICATIONS 20 Position Controls
21 Callus Display with Ultrasound
23 Stress Fractures
• PART IV STARTING IN PRACTICE 24 Guide to Introduction to Everyday Clinical Practice.
Filling a gap in the literature, this is the first book to comprehensively present fracture sonography as a diagnostic tool that can complement and in some cases even replace conventional radiological imaging.
Guiding readers step by step through a patient examination, it is an invaluable guide to implementing this technique in clinical practice. It also presents algorithms, tips, tricks and pitfalls shared by experienced authors, making it a useful reference resource for all those practicing in the field.
This book is of interest to a wide readership, including orthopedic, pediatric and trauma surgeons, emergency physicians, pediatric radiologists and general practitioners.
• First book to comprehensively present sonography as a fracture diagnostic tool
• Provides practical guidance the reader to implement fracture sonography in clinical practice
• Designed to be a reference book in the field