Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures book cover

Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures

Written by a leader in the field, the revised 2nd Edition of this outstanding, practical handbook concisely and clearly discusses the key aspects of orthopaedic theory, examination and fracture treatment for quick consultation in the clinical setting. Abundant illustrations - drawn by the author - complement the text superbly to help you understand concepts and techniques easily.

3rd & 4th year Medical Students, Residents, Orthopaedics

Paperback, 560 Pages

Published: March 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10273-8



    1. General principles

    2. Segmental and peripheral nerves

    3. The cervical spine

    4. The shoulder

    5. The elbow

    6. The wrist

    7. The hand

    8. The thoracic and lumbar spine

    9. The hip

    10. The knee

    11. The tibia

    12. The ankle

    13. The foot


    14. Fractures: basic terminology

    15. The diagnosis of fractures and the principles of treatment

    16. Closed reduction and fixation of fractures

    17. Open fractures/gunshot wounds/internal fixation

    18. Fracture healing/complications/pathological fractures

    19. Regional injuries: the shoulder girdle and humerus

    20. Regional injuries: the elbow

    21. Regional injuries: the forearm bones

    22. Regional injuries: the wrist and hand

    23. Regional injuries: the spine

    24. Regional injuries: fractures of the pelvis, hip and femoral neck

    25. Regional injuries: fractures of the femur and injuries about the knee

    26. Regional injuries: fractures of the tibia

    27. Regional injuries: the ankle

    28. Regional injuries: the foot

    29. The fracture clinic

    Biochemical values



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