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From high impact energy injuries to fragility fractures in the elderly, the wide variability in shoulder fractures have made them simultaneously the most common and challenging of shoulder injuries.
Based on the authors' extensive clinical and teaching experience, here is your complete guide to the management of fractures of the proximal humerus, clavicle, and scapula. You will find focused discussions of anatomy, diagnosis, fracture classifications, imaging, surgical and non-surgical treatments, complications, and outcomes -- a one-volume compendium of modern shoulder care! The book provides in-depth recommendations for evaluation and management of one, two, three, and four-part fractures and fracture-dislocations, as well as complications that may arise. More than 500 illustrations and radiographs enhance every concept and technique in the book.
With a strong emphasis on treatment options and outcome assessment, this book is a must for all orthopedic surgeons, shoulder specialists, orthopedic traumatologists, and residents and fellows who restore function to the injured shoulder.<i>Shoulder Fractures</i> is an excellent reference text that provides useful information regarding the medical management of the full spectrum of shoulder fractures. Additionally, the text is well written in an organized and logical fashion making it easy to read. ..An excellent resource for the physician audience...written by very accomplished authors.--Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical TherapyAn easy to read book that addresses these basic problems efficiently...a great go-to reference...good quality figures...of the same high quality expected of the clinical concise texts provided by Thieme. --Doody's Book Reviews