McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management,
Edition 4
By Timothy O White, BMedSci, MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD and Samuel P Mackenzie, BMed Sci, MBChB, MRCSEd

Publication Date: 14 Jun 2023

McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management is the essential, best-selling ‘survival guide’ for the orthopaedic surgeon, trainee, resident or practitioner treating injured patients in the Emergency or Orthopaedic Department.

This fourth edition has been extensively updated and rewritten, retaining the essence and underlying principles of McRae’s original book, but with new text and illustrations to ensure it remains at the cutting edge.

This highly regarded book is a companion to McRae’s Elective Orthopaedics, and together these titles provide complete coverage of orthopaedic surgery as relevant to contemporary practice.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of the full range of orthopaedic trauma presentations in the Emergency Department, operating theatre, and outpatient clinic
  • Clear step-by-step illustrations and text guide you through the relevant anatomy, examination, and investigations before you see the patient
  • More than 500 illustrations and 250 x-rays
  • Practical procedures, including fracture and joint reduction and immobilisation, explained step-by-step
  • Careful descriptions of the principals of trauma surgery and individual surgical procedures provide excellent preparation for the trauma meeting and operating theatre
  • Covers postoperative care, complications and follow-up, providing a framework for your fracture clinic

New Features

  • New section on theatre preparation and set-up, introducing TULIPS, and helping to manage and prepare for the trauma list
  • New chapter on running an efficient practice
About the author
By Timothy O White, BMedSci, MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK; Samuel P Mackenzie, BMed Sci, MBChB, MRCSEd, Specialty Trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedic, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Honorary Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh, UK
Table of Contents

Part 1: General Principles
1 Fractures and fracture management
2 Management of the injured patient
3 Limb-threatening injuries
4 Closed management of fractures
5 Operative management of fractures
6 Musculoskeletal infection and joint aspiration
7 Complications
Part 2 Specific Injuries by Region
8 Shoulder girdle
9 Humerus
10 Elbow
11 Forearm
12 Wrist and carpus
13 Hand
14 Spine
15 Pelvis
16 Acetabulum
17 Hip
18 Femur
19 Knee
20 Tibia
21 Ankle
22 Foot
23 Principles of paediatric trauma
24 Upper limb paediatric trauma Shoulder girdle
25 Lower limb paediatric trauma Pelvis and acetabulum
Part 3 Training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
26 Getting the most from your orthopaedic training

Book details
ISBN: 9780323846820
Page Count: 648
Illustrations : Approx. 750 illustrations (500 in full color)
Retail Price : £51.99
  • Core trainees / SHO level in orthopaedics and A&E / Emergency departments
  • Foundation year doctors
  • Senior medical students