Churchill's Pocketbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

By

  • Andrew Duckworth, MB ChB BSc(Hons) MRCSEd MSc, Specialty Registrar (StR) and Clinical Research Fellow, Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • Daniel Porter, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS(Tr & Orth) , Director of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Tsinghua University Hospital, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tsinghua University Medical Centre, Beijing, China
  • Stuart Ralston, MD FRCP FMedSci FRSE, Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Western General Hospital Edinburgh, UK

A new publication in the highly-regarded Churchill's Pocketbook series covering the essentials of orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology suitable for medical students and Foundation doctors
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Audience

Medical undergraduates and Foundation Doctors

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06849-2

Reviews

"This book, I am sure will be a welcome addition to the pockets of medical students and junior doctors working in medicine, trauma and orthopaedics and A&E. I am sure GP trainees will also be browsing through it both in hospital corridors and GP surgeries."
BMA Book Awards 2009 - judges comments



Table of Contents

1. ANATOMY
Shoulder
Arm and elbow
Forearm, wrist and hand
Hip, thigh and knee
Leg and foot
Spine

2. HISTORY AND EXAMINATION
History taking
Wrist and hand
Elbow and forearm
Shoulder
Hip
Knee
Ankle and foot
Spine

3. INVESTIGATIONS
Basic haematological and biochemical investigations
Immunological tests
Joint aspiration and synovial fluid analysis
Radiology
Other imaging techniques

4. REGIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND TRAUMA
Shoulder and arm
Elbow and forearm
Wrist and hand
Pelvis, hip and knee
Ankle and foot
Head, neck and spine
Bone and joint infections
Bone tumours
Nerve injury

5. RHEUMATOLOGY
Rheumatoid arthritis
Seronegative spondyloarthritis
Systemic vasculitis
Connective tissue disease
Fibromyalgia
Crystal induced arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Diseases of bone

6. PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS AND RHEUMATOLOGY
Bone structure and injury
Disorders of the hip
Disorders of the knee
Disorders of the foot
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

7. INJURY CLASSIFICATION AND PERI-OPERATIVE CARE
Trauma assessment, classification and treatment
Pre-operative management
Post-operative management and complications

8. THERAPEUTICS
Analgesia
Steroids
Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs(DMARDs)
Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Gout