Hand Injuries in the Emergency Department (Paperback)
This new pocketbook introduces students, junior doctors, and clinicians to the vital skills of diagnostic strategy and clinical reasoning for hand injuries. 30% of the patients in an emergency department present with hand injuries or acute non-traumatic problems of the hand. These are rarely life-threatening but can lead to high morbidity and disability due to inadequate diagnosis and treatment resulting in malpractice claims. This book is an easy-to-use ready reckoner for physicians working in ER departments and residents or fellows exposed to hand surgery. It addresses the needs of its core readers and encourages them to refine their powers of observation during physical examination.
- Presents the content in a comprehensive and logical manner with an appropriate level of illustrations.
- Serves as a ready reference of clinical examination in an easy-to-use pocket-book format for residents and physicians who encounter hand injuries.
- Covers crucial knowledge in the field of hand trauma.