The Orthopaedic Manual: From the Office to the OR

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Author: Egol
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9789387506305
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

From the office to the operating room to the emergency department, this practical, pocket-sized guide is an essential guide for advanced practice providers of orthopaedic care.

The Orthopaedic Manual: 

From the Office to the OR

About

From the office to the operating room to the emergency department, this practical, pocket-sized guide is an essential guide for advanced practice providers of orthopaedic care. Filling an important resource gap for the orthopaedic team, this manual focuses on the aspects of musculoskeletal care that an advanced care practitioner will commonly provide in daily practice. It clearly covers the specific skills and knowledge that enable physician assistants and nurse practitioners to provide high-quality, cost-effective care, with the goal of restoring each patient to maximum functional capacity and quality of life.

Key Features

  • Offers concise coverage of topics essential to advanced care  practitioners, including a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions,
  • Procedures, and paperwork references required in today’s health care.
  • Covers the role of the advanced practice provider, evaluation of new patients,  orthopaedic surgical patients, operative management, nonoperative  conditions, administrative services, office procedures, and more.
  • Includes tips and tricks of the trade useful for all advanced care practitioners.
  • Ideal for use in any practice setting, as well as for the nonphysician health care provider who attends to patients presenting to the emergency department with acute traumatic musculoskeletal complaints.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 The Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery..............................1

Abdullah Qatu and Kenneth A. Egol

CHAPTER 2 Getting to Know Your Patient..........................................33

Stephanie C. Bazylewicz

CHAPTER 3 Understanding Your Role in the Practice.....................45

Stephanie C. Bazylewicz

CHAPTER 4 Evaluation of the New Patient........................................63

Stephanie C. Bazylewicz and Gabrielle C. McIntyre

CHAPTER 5 Orthopaedic Surgical Patients: An Overview............149

Ariana Lott and Kenneth A. Egol

CHAPTER 6 Operative Management..................................................183

Avraham Schulgasser

CHAPTER 7 Nonoperative Orthopaedic Conditions........................207

Rebekah Belayneh and Kenneth A. Egol

CHAPTER 8 Navigating the Operating Room...................................223

David Kugelman and Kenneth A. Egol

CHAPTER 9 Administrative Services.................................................251

Monica Racanelli

CHAPTER 10 Tips and Tricks of the Trade..........................................271

Monica Racanelli

CHAPTER 11 Office Procedures...........................................................307

Kenneth A. Egol