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Churchill's Pocketbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

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

Audience
Medical undergraduates and Foundation Doctors

Paperback, 268 Pages

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

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

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