100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology by Parminder J Singh, Catherine Swales

By Parminder J Singh, Catherine Swales

A 24-year-old lady attends rheumatology outpatients with an eight-week background of painful arms. On exam she is tearful and skinny. you're the medic on duty...

100 circumstances in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology offers a hundred eventualities typically noticeable via clinical scholars and junior medical professionals in orthopaedic and rheumatology clinics, or within the emergency division. A succinct precis of the patient's heritage, exam and preliminary investigations, with medical and/or imaging photos, is by means of questions about the analysis and administration of every case. the reply encompasses a precise dialogue on each one subject, with additional representation the place acceptable, supplying a necessary revision relief in addition to a pragmatic consultant for college students and junior medical professionals.

Making medical judgements and selecting the simplest plan of action is without doubt one of the so much tough and hard components of educating to develop into a physician. those situations will educate scholars and junior medical professionals to acknowledge vital signs and symptoms and, the place applicable, their courting to different health conditions, and to increase their diagnostic and administration abilities.

Show description

Read or Download 100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology PDF

Similar rheumatology books

Gene Therapy in Inflammatory Diseases (Progress in Inflammation Research)

Gene treatment for inflammatory illnesses is a brand new , burgeoning box of medication. Edited by way of the undisputed pioneers of this quarter of analysis, this quantity is the 1st dedicated to its subject. It includes 13 chapters, each one written by means of leaders of their respective fields, that summarize the cutting-edge in constructing novel, gene established remedies for inflammatory illnesses.

Pediatric Rheumatology in Clinical Practice

This moment variation is basically for trainees and junior pediatric citizens in grownup rheumatology who should be seeing pediatric sufferers with rheumatic ailments. the quick chapters have transparent tables and lots of scientific images to illustrate key good points of illnesses and make allowance the reader to be good expert while seeing sufferers with rheumatic ailments.

Physical Examination of the Spine

From the authors of the bestselling backbone surgical procedure: tips of the alternate, this is the concise "how-to" consultant on undertaking diagnostic backbone checks. The textual content starts with an intensive evaluate of the basics, together with easy anatomy and neurology, and is going directly to systematically define assessments for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar backbone.

Additional info for 100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology

Example text

The psoas and iliacus attach to the lesser trochanter and flex the proximal fragment – as in this case. The adductors pull the distal fragment medially. Intramedullary nails are emerging as the treatment of choice for subtrochanteric femur fractures. For some fractures with extension above the lesser trochanter, a fixed-angle device such as a blade-plate or dynamic condylar screw can be considered as surgical options. In the presence of pathological fractures, prophylactic stabilization of the entire femur may be indicated to prevent problems with multiple metastases in the same bone.

2. 2 Questions • What is the diagnosis? • Describe how you would assess this injury clinically and radiologically. • Describe the classification system for this type of injury and the associated injuries. • Describe the principles of management. 49 100 Cases in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology ANSWER 17 The diagnosis is a fracture of the tibial plateau. This fracture disrupts the articular surface of the proximal tibia and causes a haemarthosis and immediate swelling of the knee. The peak incidence occurs in men in their fourth decade and in women in their seventh decade.

The diagnosis is thus a distal radius fracture. These injuries were first described by an Irish surgeon, Abraham Colles, in 1814, and are commonly called Colles’ fractures. His description was based on clinical examination alone because X-rays had not been invented. Distal radius fractures are the most common fractures. Colles’ fractures account for over 90 per cent of distal radius fractures. Any injury to the median nerve can produce paraesthesia in the thumb, index finger, and middle and radial border of the ring finger – as in this case.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 39 votes