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Future Trends in Orthopaedic Patient Man...agement
What are the new and expected developments in orthopaedic surgery and patient management?...
Fracture Management: Traction and Spinal... Fractures
This session considers traction (non adhesive skin traction and skeletal traction) and spinal fracture management (halo brace and spinal beds)....
Surgical Interventions for the Orthopaed...ic Patient
In 2010 there were 35 996 hip replacements and 44 490 knee replacements performed In Australia. This session will focus on the joint reconstruction and arthroplasty procedures from pre-admission throu...gh to rehabilitation systems.
Orthopaedic Surgical Nursing
Orthopaedic assessment is a specialised skill that is applicable in many areas of nursing....
Low Trauma Fracture Management
Every day more than 40 Australians sustain a hip fracture associated with osteoporosis. A year later, less than half of those original 40 people will be able to walk as well as they did before and 6 o...r 7 will have died. This session will focus on the prevention and management of low trauma fractures of the hip, shoulder and spine.
Fractures and Dislocations
Younger children are at greater risk of injury than older children and adults. This is because they have a poor understanding of risk and danger, they are unaware of their own limitations and they are... easily distracted. There are many possible causes of injury in children, and presentations include injuries to the musculoskeletal system, sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations. This chapter describes injuries that affect the bones, joints, or muscles of the body and elaborates on care of children being treated for a musculoskeletal injury.