Orthopedic Trauma


Orthopedic surgery – branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, bone tumours, and congenital limb deformities. Trauma surgery and traumatology is a sub-specialty dealing with the operative management of fractures, major trauma and the multiply-injured patient.

Orthopedic Trauma is basically a branch of orthopedic surgery which specializes in problems related to the bones, joints and soft tissues including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is a severe injury caused to musculoskeletal system due to sudden accident.

Branches of trauma and orthopaedics

  • Elective
  •     Foot and ankle
  • Soft-tissue knee reconstruction
  • Knee arthroplasty
  • Hip arthroplasty
  • Spinal
  • Upper limb (shoulder & elbow)
  • Wrist & hand
  • Osteosarcoma and limb reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Trauma surgery
  • Paediatric and congenital osteochondrodysplasia

 General trauma and orthopaedics concepts

  • Principles of managing trauma
  • Advanced trauma life support
  • Emergency management
  • Triage

Basic sciences in orthopaedics

  • Anatomy
  • Cartilage
  • Bone
  • Osseous tissue
  • Cortical bone, Cancellous bone
  • Epiphysis, Metaphysis, Diaphysis
  • Long bone, Short bone, Flat bone, Irregular bone, Sesamoid bone
  • Joint
  • Synovial joint
  • Fibrous joint
  • Cartilaginous joint
  • Physiology
  • Bone healing
  • Ossification
  • Pathology
  • Bone fracture
  • Spiral fracture, Avulsion fracture, Stress fracture, Burst fracture, Compression fracture
  • Pathologic fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Osteochondropathy
  • Osteopathies (Osteoporosis, Osteomyelitis, Pseudarthrosis)
  • Chondropathies
  • Sarcomas
  • Bone tumor (Osteoma)
  • Cartilage tumor (Chondroma)

Orthopaedic principles

  • Diagnostics
  • Examination
  • Radiography
  • Reduction
  • Splinting and casting
  • Traction
  • Fixation
  • Internal fixation
  • Intramedullary rod
  • External fixation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Descriptive terms
  • Displacement
  • Comminution

General procedure types

  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Osteotomy
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Bone grafting
  • Arthrodesis


  • List of orthopedic implants
  • Computer-assisted orthopedic surgery

Trauma and Orthopaedics organizations

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AO Foundation

Trauma and Orthopaedics publications

  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

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