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Document ID (ISN)37860
CIS number 82-1091
ISBN(s) 0-8151-1833-3
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Conolly W.B., Kilgore E.S.
Title Hand injuries and infections. An illustrated guide
Bibliographic information Year Book Medical Publishers Inc., 35 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA, 1979. 167p. Illus.
Abstract This book is intended for physicians with clinical responsibility for primary evaluation and treatment of hand injuries and infections and provides guidelines for initial treatment of patients who should be referred to a specialist. Classification, pathology and diagnosis are discussed in the context of superficial wounds, undisplaced fractures, joint sprains, crushed fingertip, subungual haematoma, mallet finger, superficial infections, flexor and major extensor tendon injuries, nerve injuries, amputations requiring flaps or replantation, complex or mangling injuries, suppurative tenosynovitis, and deep burns involving the circumference of the finger or hand.
Descriptors (primary) infectious skin diseases; hand injuries; traumatology
Descriptors (secondary) bacterial diseases; manuals; hand; nerve lesions; strain injuries; wounds; burns; fractures
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Skin diseases