Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021
Dr. Norbert WIEGAND (firstname.lastname@example.org), associate professor
Department of Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Code of subject: OAK-TRA-T | 3 credit | General Medicine | Clinical module | spring
Prerequisites: OAA-NEA-T completed , OAP-SPR-T completedExam course: no
14 lectures + 8 practices + 20 seminars = total of 42 hours
min. 5 – max. 50 person
Socio-economic and medical importance of the trauma care.
Diagnostical and therapeutical options of different injuries.
Outpatient care: rehabilitation
Basic interventions in the trauma care (wound treatment, casting techniques, basic osteosynthesis forms, basic treatment options of hand injuries)
In duty service.
Education materials of lectures and seminars.
Buckley et al: AO Principles of Fracture Management, Third Edition (Thieme)
Dresing et al: Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages; Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection (Thieme)
J. Crawford Adams: Outline of Fractures, most recent edition, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, London
J. Crawford Adams: Practical Fracture Treatment, most recent edition, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, London
R. McRea, M. Esser: Practical Fracture Treatment, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, London
D. Dandy, D. Edwards: Essential Orthopaedics and Trauma, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, London
Watson-Jones: Fractures and Joint Injuries, Vol. 1-2., most recent edition, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, London
Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Oxford Medical Handbooks
Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 12th edition, Elsevier
Green's Operative Hand Surgery, Elsevier
Maximum of 25 % absence allowed
Participation at practises and seminars is mandatory. 'Make-up class' is possible by joining to another group's class; this option is limited to the number of two seminars/practices per semester.
A - series
1. Medical first aid, bleeding control, ATLS, TRIAGE
2. Wound types. Principles of wound care. Soft tissue defects and reconstructive surgery.
3. Etiology, diagnosis and classification of fractures. Basic principles of AO (ASIF) fracture classification.
4. Classification and management of open fractures.
5. Physiology of bone remodeling. Principles of fracture healing and treatment of bone union disorders.
6. Joint dislocations. Diagnosis and therapy of joint-related soft tissue injuries.
7. Principles and types of non-operative (conservative) fracture treatment.
8. Operative fracture treatment. Different types of ostesosyntheses. AO (ASIF) principles of fracture management.
9. Multiple trauma, polytrauma. Management of severely injured patients. Damage control. ATLS guidelines.
10. Management of the septic condition of soft tissues, bones and joints.
11. Inactivity-induced atrophy, reflex dystrophy, compartment syndrome.
12. Replantation, revascularization, microsurgery.
13. Head and spine injuries.
14. Injuries of the chest.
15. Injuries of the abdomen.
B - series
1. Pelvic and acetabular fractures. Traumatic hip dislocations.
2. Femoral neck fractures and their complications. Femoral head fractures.
3. Trochanteric, diaphyseal and distal fractures of the femur.
4. Proximal and middle shaft lower leg fractures.
5. Ligament and meniscal injuries of the knee. Patellar fractures.
6. Pilon fracture. Fractures and ligament injuries of the ankle.
7. Foot fractures and dislocations. Achilles-tendon injuries.
8. Scapula and clavicle fractures. Dislocation of the AC, SC and shoulder joints.
9. Proximal and middle shaft humeral fractures.
10. Elbow fractures and dislocations.
11. Forearm fractures. Distal radius fractures.
12. Carpal and metacarpal injuries. Basic principles of immobilization of the hand.
13. Nerve injuries of the hand. Immediate and delayed nerve repair.
14. Tendon injuries of the hand.
15. Treatment of the septic hand.