A manual of orthopaedic terminology by Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt

By Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt

In its thirty eighth 12 months, A handbook of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a significant other reference for a person who wishes the most up to date phrases, acronyms, and codes terms in relation to scientific orthopaedics and study. Portable and simply accessible, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references phrases to allow these unexpected with orthopaedics to find a time period in its right context.  not like a standard A-Z dictionary structure, phrases are organized via topic-facilitating quicker seek effects with comparable phrases showing at the comparable or instantly adjoining page. 

  • Understand easy technology phrases as they relate to clinically appropriate issues.
  • Clarifies phrases utilized in harm and coverage claims with instantly neighboring relative phrases.
  • Find info quickly with chapters prepared via subject for simple reference.

  • Stay abreast of the most recent terminology with new phrases supplied through members who're orthopaedic researchers from around the state and whose services offers present info on terminology and systems.
  • Understandable to the lay reader and the professional with new illustrations, formatting, and tables clarifying sickness processes.
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A manual of orthopaedic terminology

In its thirty eighth yr, A handbook of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a spouse reference for someone who wishes the main updated phrases, acronyms, and codes phrases when it comes to medical orthopaedics and learn. moveable and simply available, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references phrases to permit these surprising with orthopaedics to find a time period in its right context.

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Ideberg Classification for Glenoid Fractures of the Scapula‡ To define mechanism and to compare surgical and nonsurgical treatment. Type I: avulsion of the anterior margin * Filan SL and Herber TJ, 1996. † Hohl M and Moore TM. ‡ Ideberg R. Type II: transverse fracture through glenoid fossa with inferior triangular fragment displaced with the humeral head Type III: oblique fracture through the glenoid exiting on the midsuperior border of the scapula; often associated with acromioclavicular fracture or dislocation Type IV: horizontal, exiting through medial border of the blade Type V: type IV with a separation of the inferior half of the glenoid Isler Classification for Sacral Fractures Involving Lumbosacral Junction Type I: fracture through foramen of lateral sacrum and transverse process L5 Type II: fracture through foramen of lateral sacrum, superior sacral facet, and transverse process L5 Type III: fracture through foramen of lateral sacrum extending medially at superior margin and transverse process L5 Jensen Classification for Intertrochanteric Femur Fractures* Modified Evans system to determine possibility of stable reduction and secondary fracture displacement.

From Islam A: Fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum. In Eastman AL: The Parkland trauma handbook, ed 3, Philadelphia, 2009, Elsevier, Fig. ) LC: transverse fracture of pubic rami, ipsilateral, or posterolateral to posterior injury I: sacral compression on side of impact II: crescent (iliac wing) fracture on side of impact III: LC-I or LC-II injury on side of impact: contralateral open-book anterior-posterior compression (APC) injury Type IA: short oblique fracture from above the lesser trochanter to the lower lateral shaft Type IB: long oblique fracture from above the lesser trochanter to the lower lateral shaft; comminution may be present Type IC: transverse fracture just below lesser trochanter to a point near the isthmus Dislocations This section is divided into two parts: The first is a general list of terms applied to all joints, and the second is a list by specific anatomic location.

Fracture of the fifth metacarpal head with volar angulation. This is usually caused by punching a wall or hard object. breaststroker’s knee: irritation of the medial capsule of the knee, tibial collateral ligament, or patellar cartilage caused by repeated thrusts of the limbs by a breaststroke swimmer. charley horse: cramping, stiffness of quadriceps muscles caused by muscle overuse, contusion, or direct blow to the thigh as in a sports injury. Classifications of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sports-Related Injuries coach’s finger: proximal interphalangeal joint dislocation in finger.

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