Contributors, vii Foreword, xiv Preface, xv Part I: Key issues in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma nursing, 1 1 An introduction to orthopaedic and trauma care, 3 Julie Santy-Tomlinson and Sonya Clarke 2 The knowledge and evidence base for practice, 11 Peter Davis MBE and Mark Limb 3 Professional development, competence and education, 20 Mary Drozd and Sinead Hahessy 4 The musculoskeletal system and human movement, 27 Lynne Newton-Triggs and Jean Rogers 5 The team approach and nursing roles in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care, 48 Sandra Flynn and Brian Lucas 6 Rehabilitation and the orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma patient, 59 Rebecca Jester Part II: Specialist and advanced practice, 67 7 Clinical assessment of the orthopaedic and trauma patient, 69 Rebecca Jester 8 Key musculoskeletal interventions, 80 Lynne Newton-Triggs, Hannah Pugh, Jean Rogers and Anna Timms 9 The complications of musculoskeletal conditions and trauma, 96 Julie Santy-Tomlinson, Sonya Clarke and Peter Davis MBE 10 Nutrition and hydration, 111 Rosemary Masterson 11 Pain assessment and management in orthopaedic and trauma care, 120 Carolyn Mackintosh-Franklin 12 Wound management, tissue viability and infection, 131 Jeannie Donnelly, Alison Collins and Julie Santy-Tomlinson Part III: Common orthopaedic conditions and their care and management, 149 13 Key conditions and principles of orthopaedic management, 151 Elaine Wylie and Sonya Clarke 14 Elective orthopaedic surgery, 168 Brian Lucas, Mary Drozd, Sandra Flynn and Vanessa Blair 15 Musculoskeletal oncology over the lifespan, 184 Helen Stradling Part iv: Musculoskeletal trauma care, 199 16 Principles of trauma care, 201 Fiona Heaney and Julie Santy-Tomlinson 17 Principles of fracture management, 221 Sonya Clarke, Julie Santy-Tomlinson, Sinead McDonald and Pamela Moore 18 Fractures in the older person, 236 Karen Hertz and Julie Santy-Tomlinson 19 Spinal cord injury, 251 Donna Poole and Pauline Robertson 20 Soft tissue, peripheral nerve and brachial plexus injury, 265 Beverley Wellington Part V: Children and young people, 277 21 Key issues in caring for the child and young person with an orthopaedic or musculoskeletal trauma condition, 279 Sonya Clarke and Lorna Liggett 22 Common childhood orthopaedic conditions, their care and management, 290 Julia Judd 23 Fracture management in the infant, child and young person, 309 Elizabeth Wright 24 Key fractures relating to infant, child and young person, 323 Thelma Begley and Sonya Clarke Index, 335
Sonya Clarke is Senior Teaching Fellow within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University, Belfast where she is the pathway leader for orthopaedics and fracture trauma nursing for the child, young person, adult and older person. She is an Advisory committee member of the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing. Julie Santy-Tomlinson is Senior Lecturer of Nursing at The University of Hull. She has a clinical nursing background in orthopaedics and trauma and working with older people. She is Co-Editor of the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, and was formerly Vice Chair, Royal College of Nursing Society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 2005-2009.