Chapter 44. Orthopaedics in the Child

  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.ch44

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) (2009) Orthopaedics in the Child, in Jones' Clinical Paediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300109.ch44

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:

  • internal femoral torsion (inset hips);
  • knee and valgus injury;
  • Harris–Salter growth plate injury classification;
  • upper limb fractures;
  • child fractures and epiphyseal injuries;
  • children and incomplete fractures - plastic bowing, buckle fractures, greenstick fractures;
  • fractured limbs and arterial ischaemia features

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Internal femoral torsion (Inset hips)

  • Knock-knees

  • Flat feet

  • Growing pains and night cramps

  • Fractures and epiphyseal injuries in the child

  • Fractures in children

  • Upper limb fractures

  • The Harris–Salter classification of growth plate injuries

  • Lower limb fractures

  • Further reading