Adams's Outline of Fractures

Including Joint Injuries

The new edition of the now classic Adam's Outline of Fractures - prepared by authors working in the UK - has been updated to include the latest conservative and surgical approaches to the management of fractures. Suitable for medical undergraduates and trainee surgeons, as well as nurses and physiotherapists working in trauma services, this classic text continues to offer a sound basis for the safe and effective management of musculoskeletal injuries.

Paperback, 336 Pages

Published: March 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10298-1


  • Introduction
    Pathology of fractures and fracture healing
    Clinical and radiological features of fractures
    Principles of fracture treatment
    Complications of fractures
    Special features of fractures in children
    Osteoporosis and fragility fractures
    Joint injuries
    Cervical spine
    Spine and thorax
    Paraplegia from spinal injuries
    Shoulder and upper arm
    Elbow and forearm
    Wrist and hand
    Pelvis and hip
    Thigh and knee
    Leg and ankle
    The foot
    Further reading


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