Emergency Orthopedics is a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive manual on the diagnosis and treatment of emergency injuries and disorders of the locomotor system. Its problem-based structure, with each chapter addressing a particular symptom, is designed to allow the reader to rapidly locate hands-on advice. For each symptom, facts and findings that will assist in diagnosis are highlighted. Possible diagnoses are suggested according to the ICD-10 code, and the proposed treatment recommendations consider both short- and long-term aspects. The text is supported by exceptionally instructive illustrations, e.g., of examination techniques and reduction maneuvers. The author has extensive practical experience in emergency rooms as well as in sports medicine, research, and education. This book will be a treasure trove of information for all who work in the emergency room and will also be very useful for general practitioners, physiotherapists, and chiropractors. Sven-Anders Sölveborn is a specialist in orthopedic surgery and a certified sports medicine physician. He is a senior officer and former head of the Orthopedic Department of Ystad Hospital, Sweden and is Director of Internship Education for the entire hospital. Dr. Sölveborn is a former researcher at Uppsala University, where he published articles mainly on tennis elbow and Achilles tendon rupture. He is a Past President of the Swedish Society of Sports Medicine and is currently Secretary-General of the North European Chapter of Sports and Exercise Medicine. Dr. Sölveborn is a well-known lecturer and author of the bestseller The Book About Stretching (translated into 18 foreign languages) as well as another Swedish book on myths about sports, injuries, and the locomotor system.
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