Physicians' Ability to Manually Detect Isolated Elevations in Leg Intracompartmental Pressure
- Use of pressure measure alone insufficient to detect compartment syndrome. Blisard, Renee // Orthopedics Today;May2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p50
The article presents a study led by Augusta C. Whitney which examines the use of pressure measure in the diagnosis of compartment syndrome. The study performs standardized physical examination postoperatively to determine the development of compartment syndrome in patients with tibial shaft...
- The physical exam. Fitzgerald, Margaret Ann; Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Nov91, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p34
Gives pieces of advice to nurses on conducting physical examinations. Process of inspection; Tips on doing palpation; Information on the percussion technique.
- Study Seeks Compartment Syndrome Predictors. Leahy, Maureen // AAOS Now;Mar2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p17
The article presents a study which examines the radiographic predictors of compartment syndrome in tibial plateau fractures. The researchers, led by Stephen J. Becher, had examined the prognostic value of radiographic measurements in compartment syndrome. The study found that higher femoral...
- Hernija prednjeg tibijalnog miÅ¡iÄ‡a -- rekonstrukcija periost patch plastikom. Marić, Dušan; Madić, Dejan; Marić, Dušica; Stanković, Milan; Smajić, Miroslav // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Dec2009, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p1015
Introduction. Anterior tibial muscle hernia is the most frequent lower extremities muscle hernia. The aim of this paper was to present a possibility of a new surgical technique for anterior tibial muscle hernia reparation. Case report. We presented three cases of anterior tibial muscle hernia in...
- Acute Compartment Syndrome in Orthopedics: Causes, Diagnosis, and Management. Raza, Hasnain; Mahapatra, Anant // Advances in Orthopedics;1/19/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
Almost all orthopaedic surgeons come across acute compartment syndrome (ACS) in their clinical practice. Diagnosis of ACS mostly relies on clinical findings. If the diagnosis is missed and left untreated, it can lead to serious consequences which can endanger limb and life of the patient and...
- Isolated compartment syndrome of the extensor carpi ulnaris muscle. Burdine, Steven T.; Peelle, Michael W. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Feb2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p33
The article presents a case study of a 50-year old man who complains of severe pain in the right forearm with circumferential fiberglass cast. He obtained a right fifth metacarpal fracture two weeks prior to his admission at the emergency department, where cast is applied. The patient is...
- Finding the sore muscle source. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun95, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p18
Gives advice on how to evaluate an athlete for chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
- Age among risk factors for compartment syndrome after tibial shaft fracture. Shore, Benjamin J. // Orthopedics Today;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p59
The article reports on the conclusion by Doctor Benjamin J. Shore that the incidence of compartment syndrome after tibial shaft fractures is much higher than past reports.
- IMPAIRMENT AND DISABILITY EVALUATIONS: UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS. Melhorn, J. Mark // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 12, p1905
Examines the process of impairment and disability evaluations. Training of physicians to assemble and analyze medical information; Terminology explanations; Communication between physicians and nonmedical personnel; Legal construct of impairment and disability; Economic costs of disability;...