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Amputation : surgical practice and patient management

Author: George Murdoch; A Bennett Wilson
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996.
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Amputation: Surgical Practice and Patient Management provides a complete text for good surgical technique for amputation and sensible management of amputees. The editors have brought together a team in association with the 'International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics' of internationally respected surgeons, orthotists and prosthetists to produce a book aimed at the promotion of good amputation practice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amputation.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996
(OCoLC)605112168
Online version:
Amputation.
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996
(OCoLC)607757097
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Murdoch; A Bennett Wilson
ISBN: 0750608439 9780750608435 0750623772 9780750623773
OCLC Number: 32094109
Description: viii, 391 pages, [2] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / G. Murdoch and A. Bennett Wilson, Jr. --
2. General principles of amputation / G. Murdoch --
3. Biomechanics and prosthetics / J. Hughes --
4. Epidemiology / B. Ebskov and L. Ebskov --
5. Peri-operative care / A.S. Jain --
6. Transtibial amputation / J.H. Bowker --
7. Biomechanics and prosthetic management / N.A. Govan --
8. Skew flap method of transtibial amputation / K.P. Robinson --
9. Salvage of the knee joint / A.S. Jain --
10. The Syme ankle disarticulation / A.S. Jain --
11. Biomechanics and prosthetic management / N.A. Govan --
12. Partial foot amputations / R. Baumgartner --
13. Biomechanical and prosthetic considerations / D.N. Condie --
14. Transfemoral amputation / F.A. Gottschalk and S.M.H.J. Jaegers --
15. Prosthetic requirements and transfemoral biomechanics / J.W. Michael --
16. Surgical techniques of knee disarticulation and femoral transcondylar amputations / J.S. Jensen.
Responsibility: edited by G. Murdoch and A. Bennett Wilson, Jr.

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In its aim of promoting good amputation practice, this text covers surgical technique and practical patient management. It also covers how to avoid amputation and how to do it well if it becomes  Read more...

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