The Hip

Anatomy of the Hand

from An Atlas of Human Anatomy by Carl Toldt, M.D., 1919. Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Anatomy of the Hand

from An Atlas of Human Anatomy by Carl Toldt, M.D., 1919. Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Ampicillin Sulbactam/Unasyn

(see also: Penicillin Family / Ampicillin / Aumentin) Discussion for beta lactamase producing Staph aereus, Eneterococcus, H. influenza, Klebsiella, Proteus mirablis, Bacteroides adult: 1.5-3 gm IM/IV q6hr (2:1 ampicillin sodium:sulbactam) adjust w/ Renal failure; good diffusion from blood into CSF only with inflammation; inflammed meninges: 5-10; peds: Dosed as Ampicillin; supplied: Powder for Injection 1.5 gm, 3.0 … Read more

Acumed Small Bone Fixator

This lightweight, versatile, rigid fixation system provides stability in areas which would otherwise be difficult to treat, like open or comminuted injuries of the metacarpals and metatarsals. – Key features: 1. No custom pin inventory – The Acumed small bone fixator used standard K wires to gain fixation. Each housing assembly will accommodate wire sizes … Read more

Technique for King-Moe Type I or II

Technique Overview: The strategy for instrumenting a King-Moe Type I or II curve (Figure 19) is similar to that used for a Type III curve. The primary difference is that the lumbar curve is fractionally instrumented with use of a down-going hook at L1 on the convex lumbar, concave thoracic side and an up-going hook … Read more

Type II Pilon Frx

– Discussion:     – comprises articular frx w/ articular incongruity but minimal comminution;     – frx extend into the joint distally from a spiral frx of distal tibia     – ankle mortise must be evaluated carefully to determine if fibular frx in question is part of joint injury or merely                 frx assoc … Read more

TKR: Day 3

     blood draw: A blood drawing technician will draw your blood at 6 AM (will test for your red blood cell level          – hematocrit – and possibly chemitry level).  Ask your nurse about your hematocrit (should be above 30 and if          the hematocrit is below 26 we may recommend a transfusion)          On day … Read more

Total Knee Replacement – Day 2

         blood draw: A blood drawing technician will draw your blood at 6 AM (will test for your red blood cell level          – hematocrit – and possibly chemitry level).  Ask your nurse about your hematocrit (should be above 30 and if          the hematocrit is below 26 we may recommend a transfusion)          vitals and … Read more

Zielke Instrumentation

– Discussion:     – used for rigid or mobile lumbar or thoracolumbar Scoliosis with lordosis Posterior transpedicular Zielke instrumentation of the lumbar spine. Anterior Zielke instrumentation for spinal deformity in adults.