Table of Contents

Epidemiology of fractures in children.
The biologic aspects of children's fractures.
Pain relief and related concerns in children's fractures.
Management of the multiply injured child.
Physeal injuries and growth disturbances.
Pathologic fractures associated with tumors and unique conditions of the musculoskeletal system.
The orthopaedic recognition of child maltreatment.
Fractures and dislocations of the hand and carpus in children.
Fractures of the distal radius and ulna.
Injuries to the shafts of the radius and ulna.
Fractures of the proximal radius and ulna.
Monteggia fracture-dislocation in children.
The elbow region: general concepts in the pediatric patient.
Supracondylar fractures of the distal humerus.
The elbow: physeal fractures, apophyseal injuries of the distal humerus, osteonecrosis of the trochlea, and T-condylar fractures.
Dislocation of the elbow.
Proximal humerus, scapula, and clavicle.
Cervical spine injuries in children.
Thoracolumbar spine fractures.
Fractures of the pelvis.
Fractures and traumatic dislocations of the hip in children.
Femoral shaft fractures.
Extra-articular injuries of the knee.
Intra-articular injuries of the knee.
Fractures of the shaft of the tibia and fibula.
Distal tibial and fibular fractures.
Fractures and dislocations of the foot.