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Handbook — Nonoperative Fracture Treatment

Principles, techniques and considerations in nonoperature treatment of humeral fractures, forearm fractures, femoral fractures, tibial and malleolar fracture, acetabular fractures, fractures of the hand and fractures of the foot.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Humeral fractures
1.11 I Proximal humeral fractures — Nonoperative treatment
1.12 I Humeral shaft fractures — Treatment with brace
1.13 I Distal humeral shaft fractures — Treatment with a splint
Chapter 2 Forearm fractures
2.11 I Proximal forearm fractures — Treatment with cast or splint
2.11 II Proximal forearm fractures — Functional treatment of 21 A1.1 fractures
2.11 III Proximal forearm fractures — Functional treatment of 21 A2.1 fractures
2.11 IV Proximal forearm fractures — Functional treatment of 21 A2.2 fractures
2.12 I Forearm shaft fractures — Treatment with a cast
Chapter 3 Femoral fractures
3.11 I Proximal femoral fractures — Management with minimal resources
3.11 II Proximal femoral fractures — Nonoperative treatment of 31—B1 fractures
3.12 I Femoral shaft fractures — Management with minimal resources
3.12 II Femoral shaft fractures — Temporary Thomas splint
3.13 I Distal femoral and patellar fractures — Treatment with a long leg cast
3.13 II Distal femoral fractures — Temporary long leg splint
3.13 III Distal femoral fractures — Temporary skeletal traction
Chapter 4 Tibial and malleolar fractures
4.11 I Proximal tibial fractures — Nonoperative treatment
4.12 I Tibial shaft fractures — Management with limited resources
4.13 I Distal tibial fractuers — Treatment with a cast
4.13 II Distal tibial fractures — Traction as initial provisional stabilization
4.14 I Malleolar fractures — Management with limited resources
4.14 II Malleolar fractures — Functional treatment
Chapter 5 Acetabular fractures
5.11 I Acetabular fractures — Nonoperative treatment
Chapter 6 Fractures of the hand
6.11 I Scaphoid fractures — Nonoperative treatment with a cast
6.12 I Fractures of the thumb — Nonoperative treatment of a Bennett fracture
6.12 II Fractures of the thumb — Nonoperative treatment of a Rolando fracture
6.13 I Metacarpal fracture — Nonoperative treatment
6.14 I Fractures of the proximal phalanx — Nonoperative treatment
6.14 II Fractures of the middle phalanx — Nonoperative treatment
6.14 III Fractures of the distal phalanx — Nonoperative treatment
Chapter 7 Fractures of the foot
7.11 I Fractures of the talus — Treatment with a cast
7.12 I Fractures of the calcaneus — Treatment with a splint
7.13 I Fractures of the navicular bone — Treatment with a functional boot
7.13 II Fractures of the cuboid — Treatment with a functional boot
7.14 I Fractures of the phalanges — Treatment by buddy taping