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Trauma 

Chapter:
Trauma
Author(s):

Andrew Baldwin

, Nina Hjelde

, Charlotte Goumalatsou

, and Gil Myers

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198719021.003.0012
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date: 22 August 2019

This chapter discusses trauma. It includes description of x-rays, assessment of need for an x-ray and CT, fractures, fracture reduction and traction, complications from fractures, eponyms in fractures, trauma to the arm, shoulder, elbow, forearm, and wrist, hand infection, injury and fractures, hip and femur fractures, lower leg, ankle and foot injuries, face and neck injuries, interpretation of facial x-rays, chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS), testing peripheral nerve function, dematomes and peripheral nerves, nerve and artery injuries, nerve compression and injuries of overuse, brachial plexus injuries, and spinal cord injuries.

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