Covers the immediate assessment and management of common plastic and reconstructive surgery emergencies and referrals. A companion for junior doctors starting within plastic surgery, the Plastic Surgery for \Trauma provides succinct and clear presentation together with up to date guidelines on the common plastic surgery emergencies. With clear descriptions of difficult trauma scenarios, illustrated with numerous figures, and updated guidelines for each step of practice, this book will ensure that the reader can access all the information required to help gain confidence and experience .Be the readers passing through a plastic surgery rotation on their way to some other career goal or beginning within plastic surgery and keen to make a strong start with a view to progressing in the speciality, this book provides the support to allow rational and confident clinical decision making from the start. Essential reading for all non-specialists and trainees.
List of Contributors
On Training – Gurjinderpal Singh Pahal
1. Hand Assessment
2. Local Anaesthetic Blocks
3. Hand Infections
4. Hand Trauma Soft Tissue
5. Hand Trauma – Fractures and Dislocations
6. Hand and Upper Limb Emergencies
7. Necrotising Fasciitis
8. Lower Limb Trauma
10. Facial Trauma
11. Free Flaps
12. Career Development
Easily portable in one's white coat pocket, this concise treatise will assuage some of the angst experienced when residents are thrown into this new medical venture.
- Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, MD, Bridgeport Hospital