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Open Tibial Fractures

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/tibia/tibia1.html

Tibial fractures are often open due to most of the anterior border of the shaft being subcutaneous. The wound must be inspected in the trauma ward and then covered with a sterile dressing. A broad spectrum antibiotic is given (first generation cephalosporin plus amiloglycocide if very contaminated) Prophylaxis against tetanus...
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Internal Fixation for Fractures

Location: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/fact/thr_report.cfm?Thread_ID=258

AAOS Online Service Fact SheetInternal Fixation for Fractures Highly Reputable
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The Ten Millimeter Rule Revisited- Operative and Non-Operative treatment of displaced fractures of the greater tuberosity

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20061017053422/http://www.shoulder.com/pdf/WeberGreaterTuberosity.PDF

Review of the contention that fractures of the greater tuberosity of the humerus with less than 10 mm displacement should be treated non-operatively.
Archive copy last posted 2006
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Preventing fractures in elderly people

Location: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/327/7406/89?etoc

Preventing fractures in elderly people is a priority, especially as it has been predicted that in 20 years almost a quarter of people in Europe will be aged over 65. This article describes the factors contributing to fracture, interventions to prevent fracture, and the various treatments. BMJ 2003;327:89-95 (12 July) Highly Reputable
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Urological Injuries among Patients with Pelvic Fractures

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02424.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 4 Session IV - Pelvis Sat., 10/12/02 Pelvis, Paper #24, 8:06 AM Urological Injuries among Patients with Pelvic Fractures: Management and Impact on Outcome Sanjeev Agarwal, MD; Peter V. Giannoudis, MD ; Malcolm R Smith, MD; St James' University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
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Treatment of Closed Tibial Shaft Fractures: A Survey from the 1997 Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapo/OTP98092.htm

Discussion: Wide variation exists in surgeons' perceptions of the treatment of simple fractures. There continues to be a lack of consensus as to optimal treatment and estimates of healing time, return to duty, and residual impairment with various treatment modalities. In this age of managed care, worker's compensation, and third...
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Classification of Tibial Plateau fractures popular

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/stove/exp.htm

Classification of Tibial Plateux fractures. A plateau is a region with little or no change in geographical representation. Expert
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Distal Humerus Fractures - AO Surgery Reference

Location: http://www.aofoundation.org/surgery/13

This module shows step-by-step descriptions of
 
  • Diagnosis
  • Patient preparation
  • Approaches
  • Reduction & fixation
  • Aftercare

for all distal humeral fractures of the AO classification system.
In addition, there are videos, animations, journal articles and book chapters.
 
Authored by David Ring, Daniel Rikli, Mariusz Bonczar; Executive editor: Chris Colton

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Distal Radius Fractures AO Surgery Reference

Location: http://www.aofoundation.org/surgery/23

Online surgery reference on distal radius (wrist) fractures. Includes classification, diagnosis, indications, preparation, approach, reduction and fixation, aftercare.
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2001 Technique of percutaneous transsacral screw stabilization for sacroiliac joint injury and sacral fractures

Location: http://www.maitrise-orthop.com/corpusmaitri/orthopaedic/108_laude/laudeus.shtml

The low rate of postoperative complications, the good functional results aside from a few understandable failures, justify continued use of this method. Percutaneous screw fixation is not a goal in itself. It is, in our opinion, more important to stress the quality of the reduction obtained, the percutaneous screw fixation only...
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A Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique to Treat Distal Clavicle Fractures

Location: http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rid=41205

This article describes a minimally invasive technique used for the treatment of distal clavicle fractures. The technique uses a double-button device that stabilizes the fracture and does not require subsequent hardware removal.
Kyle E. Swanson, MD; Britta L. Swanson, PhD ORTHOPEDICS 2009; 32:509
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Femoral Neck Fractures - Techniques of Closed Reduction Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/femoral_neck_frx_techniques_of_closed_reduction

Always attempt closed reduction before open reduction;
- evaluation of the lateral x-ray after reduction to evaluate posterior comminution of the femoral neck is critical;
- posterior comminution leads to the loss of a butressing effect posteriorly, w/ subsequent loss of reduction and non-union;
- majority of patients with non union, have posterior...
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Cast Brace for Humeral Fractures Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/cast_brace_for_humeral_frx

components of a well designed cast brace include an anterior component w/ a bicipital contour and a posterior component w/ a flat mold for the triceps;
- velcro straps maintain adequate compression;
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Forearm Injuries and Fractures PatientPlus

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40002405/

Injury to the forearm usually results from trauma secondary to, for example, a fall, a road traffic accident or a sporting injury. It can also result from overuse. Injuries include muscle strain and contusion, crush injuries, fractures and tendon and nerve injuries.
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Femoral Shaft Fractures in children

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/routt/exp.htm

Chip Rout: OTA Basic Fracture Course Femoral shaft fractures in children are a little difficult to deal with, especially if you are taking care of them sporadically and especially when they are associated with polytrauma. Expert
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Plating of Femoral Shaft Fractures: Traditional ORIF versus Submuscular Fixation

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota02/otapa/OTA02856.htm

OTA 2002 - Session 8 Session VIII - Femur/Knee Sun., 10/13/02 Femur/Knee, Paper #56, 8:31 AM *Plating of Femoral Shaft Fractures: Traditional ORIF versus Submuscular Fixation Dennis Vogt, MD; Michael Zlowodzki, MD; Peter A. Cole, MD; Philip J. Kregor, MD; Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; and the University of Mississippi...
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Fractures associated with Head Injury POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/fracturesAssociatedWithHeadInjury.asp

Objectives
1. Discuss the effect of head injury on outcome of the multiply injured pediatric patient
2. Discuss the orthopaedic assessment of the head injured child or adolescent
3. Discuss management of fractures associated with the head injured patient
4. Describe problems...
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Femoral fractures in adults

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/femur/femur-1.html

Short account (for medical students) of conservative and operative treatment for fractures of the femoral shaft.
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