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Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries
A Quick Reference Guide

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Main description:

Fully updated, the third edition of this quick reference delivers targeted guidance on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of orthopaedic problems and sports injuries. Its concise, bulleted format allows readers to quickly locate the exact information they need at the point of care.

In addition, it covers musculoskeletal examination and evaluation; casting and splinting; imaging techniques, and rehabilitation strategies. The book features many full color illustrations, clinical photographs and radiographic images to demonstrate physical examination techniques and pathologic physical findings, as well as tables and figures to aid in diagnosis.


Common sports injuries
Limb disorders
Spine disorders
Hip and pelvis disorders
Skeletal dysplasias


Part 1: Growth and Motor Development
1. Normal Growth and Motor Development
2. Atypical Musculoskeletal Growth
Part 2: Musculoskeletal Evaluation
3. History
4. Physical Examination
5. Musculoskeletal Imaging
6. Laboratory Studies
Part 3: Approach to Infection
7. Osteomyelitis
8. Septic Arthritis
9. Miscellaneous Infections
Part 4: Evaluating the Limping Child
10. General Approach and Differential Diagnosis of the Limping Child
Part 5: Spinal Deformities
11. Idiopathic Scoliosis
12. Kyphosis
13. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
Part 6: Back Pain
14. General Approach and Differential Diagnosis of Back Pain
Part 7: Pediatric Cervical Spine
15. Basic Radiographic Interpretation
16. Torticollis
17. Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation or Fixation
Part 8: Hip Disorders
18. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
19. Perthes Disease
20. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
21. Snapping Hip
22. Femoroacetabular Impingement
Part 9: Rotational and Angular Deformities
23. Rotational and Angular Deformities: General Treatment Guidelines
24. In-toeing
25. Out-toeing
26. Angular Deformities
Part 10: Upper Extremity Problems
27. Brachial Plexus Injuries
28. Nursemaid Elbow (Radial Head Subluxation)
29. Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremities
Part 11: Pediatric Sports Medicine and Injuries
30. Preparticipation Physical Evaluation
31. Sprains, Strains, and Dislocations
32. Traumatic Muscle Injuries
33. Overuse Injuries
34. Patellofemoral Disorders
35. Internal Derangement of the Knee (Knee Injury)
36. Sports-Related Concussion
37. Pediatric Athletes With Disabilities
Part 12: Common Fractures and Physeal Injuries
38. Pediatric Trauma Overview
39. Imaging Fractures
40. Fracture Types
41. Stages of Fracture Healing
42. Physeal Fractures
43. Bone Health
44. Common Fractures of the Upper Extremities
45. Common Fractures of the Lower Extremities
46. Casting and Splinting
47. Occult Fractures
48. Compartment Syndrome
49. Child Abuse
Part 13: Foot and Ankle
50. Foot and Ankle: General Considerations
51. Club Foot
52. Flatfoot
53. Metatarsus Adductus and Metatarsus Varus
54. Pes Cavus and Cavovarus
55. Calcaneal Valgus
56. Foot and Ankle: Miscellaneous Conditions
Part 14: Benign and Malignant Tumors
57. Benign and Malignant Tumors: Overview
58. Common Benign Tumors
59. Malignant Tumors
Part 15: Limb Length Discrepancy/Congenital Lower Extremity
60. Leg Length Discrepancy
Part 16: Neuromuscular Disorders, Part 1
61. Cerebral Palsy
62. Myelomeningocele (Spina Bifida)
Part 17: Neuromuscular Disorders, Part 2
63. Neurodegenerative Disorders
64. Hereditary Neuropathies
65. Spinal Muscular Atrophy
66. Friedreich Ataxia
67. Arthrogryposis
Part 18: Genetic Diseases and Syndromes
68. Skeletal Dysplasias
69. Metabolic Bone Diseases
70. Neurofibromatosis 1
71. Hemophilia
72. Achondroplasia
73. Down Syndrome
Part 19: Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Diseases
74. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
75. Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases
76. Inherited Connective Tissue Diseases


ISBN-13: 9781610025041
Publisher: Eurospan (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Publication date: September, 2021
Pages: 770
Weight: 615g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Nursing, Paediatrics and Neonatal, Sports Medicine


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