Chapter 42. Neonatal Orthopaedics

  1. John M. Hutson AO, BS, MD (Monash), MD, DSc (Melb), FRACS, FAAP (Hon) Chair of Paediatric Surgery General Surgeon and Urologist Professor of Paediatric Surgery1,2,
  2. Michael O'Brien MB, BCh, BAO, PhD, FRCSI (Paed), FRACS (Paed) Paediatric Urologist3,
  3. Alan A. Woodward MBBS, FRCS, FRACS General Surgeon and Urologist3 and
  4. Spencer W. Beasley MBChB (Otago), MS (Melb), FRACS Professor of Paediatric Surgery4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch42

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Hutson, J. M., O'Brien, M., Woodward, A. A. and Beasley, S. W. (eds) (2008) Neonatal Orthopaedics, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Paediatric Urology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162678

Online ISBN: 9781444300109

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Keywords:

  • neonatal orthopaedics;
  • developmental dysplasia of hip (DDH);
  • ‘congenital dislocation of the hip’ (CDH);
  • Pavlik harness;
  • developmental dysplasia of hips and Ortolani's test;
  • congenital talipes equinovarus;
  • Birth brachial plexus palsy (‘Obstetric palsy’);
  • neonatal foot deformities;
  • neonatal musculoskeletal infection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Birth fractures

  • Neonatal musculoskeletal infection

  • Birth brachial plexus palsy (‘Obstetric palsy’)

  • Neonatal foot deformities

  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH or CDH)

  • Further reading