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Treatment of hand injuries

preservation and restoration of function

by Elden C. Weckesser

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Published by Press of Case Western Reserve University; distributed by Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago in [Cleveland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hand -- Wounds and injuries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Elden C. Weckesser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD559 .W38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5303943M
    ISBN 100815191634
    LC Control Number72086353

    Hand injuries are common and can involve a variety of structures such as the skin, tendons, nerves, blood vessels, bones and joints. Many injuries resolve in time but there are certain types that require interventional treatment. Tendon injuries are the second most common injury seen in the hand. They are usually caused by a penetrating injury. Brandon E. Earp, Peter M. Waters, in Clinical Sports Medicine, INTRODUCTION. Hand and wrist injuries are relatively common in sport, accounting for 3–9% of all athletic injuries. 1–3 These types of injuries are also more common in pediatric and adolescent patients than in adults. 3 They can cause significant morbidity and impairment that may substantially alter both the athletic.

    Books shelved as sports-injuries: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli, Gut Check by Eric Kester, Lone Stars by Mike Lupica, Heroine by Mindy McGinnis, a. Hand injuries are among the most frequent injuries that occur to the body,.They constitute between % and % of all injuries and 28% of injuries to the musculoskeletal system,,.Professionally active young workmen up to age 40 years comprise the main group involved,,.This group characteristically has constituted the youngest group of adult patients with body injuries,.Cited by:

    Optimal hand function is essential for good quality of life. Unfortunately, hand injuries are very common and finger and hand injuries are the most common type of work related injury in Australia. 1 Although severe hand injuries are generally managed in the hospital emergency department setting, many injuries of the hands and fingers are initially assessed in the general practice setting. Expert-Level Care for Hand and Arm Trauma. Accidents happen, whether on the job, on the playing field, or in the home. When they do, the complex bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles of the hand, wrist, arm, and elbow can suffer trauma, such as severe bone fractures, soft tissue injuries, and tendon injuries.


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Treatment of hand injuries by Elden C. Weckesser Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each Chapter Includes: • Mechanism of Injury • Evaluation • Acute Treatment • Definitive Treatment • Potential Problems Acute Management of Hand Injuries is ideal for orthopedic surgeons, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and all who provide care in emergency room, urgent care, and primary practice settings/5(4).

Hand and Wrist Injuries In Combat Sports: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment: Medicine & Health Science Books @ : Paperback. This book provides readers with an understanding of injuries and trauma in non-elite and elite athletes offering insights in treatment and management of sports injuries of hand and wrist, thus being ideal reference for musculoskeletal doctors and therapists in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine.

This chapter, the first of two; deals with the basics of crush injuries of the hand as opposed to crush syndrome. The definition is explained and the differences are outlined.

A journey through the historical review of the causative mechanisms gives the reader an insight into the machines inflicting a spectrum of injuries and their sequelae.

We see how the tools either remain the same or Author: Roohi Sharifah Ahmad, Pho Robert Wan Heng. High-pressure injection injuries are one of several orthopedic injuries that require urgent evaluation and treatment. Notoriously, these injuries appear to be benign puncture wounds at initial presentation.

However, the zone of injury can extend subcutaneously from the tip of the finger to the mediastinum and have catastrophic effects on the affected extremity. Although relatively rare, high Author: Andrew Hadeed, Jonathan H. Anthony, Charles E. Hoffler. At times, an injury requires a hand surgeon, but perhaps the definitive treatment can wait several hours or a day.

In these types of cases, such as with a finger laceration that may include tendon injury, the initial wound care may be provided at the referring hospital with antibiotics and a splint until seen by the hand. Bruised hand – also known as a hand contusion, occurs due to a direct trauma of the hand.

Impacts and crush injuries are the most common causes. This hand injury usually results in bleeding and subsequent bruising and will be painful to touch.

Rest and ice are two of the main ways to help this injury. Tests. The doctor may order X-rays after the history and physical exam, if warranted. Certain hand injuries will require X-rays to identify fractures or dislocations or to rule out foreign bodies.

After a thorough evaluation, the diagnosis usually falls within one of. injury although the complete effect of all the injuries will be considered. The Book is separated into six categories. Head Neck Back & Spinal Upper Limbs Lower Limbs Body & Internal Organs Consult the Contents page for the specific injury category and type, which will direct you to the relevant page.

Acute Management of Hand Injuries is a concise and user-friendly book including the most common acute hand and wrist complaints including fractures, dislocations, tendon and nerve injuries, infections, bite injuries, and industrial trauma.

This book acts as a “pocket consultant” for non-hand specialists who temporize acute hand issues. An overuse injury, refers to symptoms that have developed over a period of time, whether the symptoms stay the same or gradually change.

This article will give a brief overview for each of these categories for most common hand and wrist presentations. One common mechanism of injury for the wrist is falling on an outstretched hand. Mutilated hand injuries are one of the most challenging reconstruction problems than can confront hand surgeons.

This issue will cover outcome and functional measurement in mutilating hand injuries; skin coverage considerations in a mutilating hand injury. Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation. Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

Online orders shipping within days. Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation covers the whole field of sports injuries and is an up-to-date guide for the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of sports injuries.

Hand tremors may occur when an injury affects certain nerves. Parkinson’s disease: More than 25 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease have a Author: Amanda Barrell. The diagnosis of a broken hand generally includes a physical exam of the affected hand and X-rays. If the broken ends of the bone aren't aligned, there can be gaps between the pieces of bone or fragments might overlap.

Your doctor will need to manipulate the pieces back into position, a procedure known as a reduction. In one study, 10% of their patients had a hand injury. Every year o, Americans consult a doctor for hand or upper limb problem. (Kelsey's, ) Sadly, US medical schools offer little if any instruction in basic evaluation and early treatment of hand n:   Part IV covers effective clinical decision making, and Part V covers joint specific injuries and pathologies in the shoulder, elbow wrist and hand, groin and knee.

Key features: Comprehensive. Covers the complete process from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. Practical and relevant. Hand injuries are common among people both young and old. Our team works to repair hand and wrist injuries so that you can resume your normal activities as quickly and comfortably as possible.

Contact us online today to learn more about your hand care options. The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of Central Texas helps men and women. Traumatic hand injuries are common in otherwise healthy patients.

We have discussed some of the common and uncommon hand injuries seen by primary care physicians and outlined the management and indications for referral. Initial management by the primary care physician is important to ensure a timely recovery and minimize long-term by: 8.

Hand Injuries, Injuries, Hand, Injury, Hand, INJ HAND, Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Content is updated monthly with systematic literature reviews and conferences. Home treatment for a minor hand or wrist injury.

Home treatment may help relieve pain, swelling, and stiffness. Remove all rings, bracelets, or any other jewelry that goes around a finger or wrist.

It will be harder to remove the jewelry later if swelling increases. Use rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) for pain and swelling.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sports Injuries & Medicine Books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.Most workout injuries will heal on their own in 4 weeks or less. If the injury has not improved within a week, or if it gets worse, seek medical care.

And always use common : Hedy Marks.