Practical Orthopedics

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  • Lonnie Mercier, MD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

This text equips you with just the right amount of information to make more confident diagnoses, manage the conditions presented by your patients, and determine when to refer them for more specialized treatment. Thoroughly revised and updated, it guides you through the fundamental concepts, diagnostic procedures, and treatment techniques that can help you improve your patients' level of function and lessen their pain.
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120,000+ MDs in Int Med, FP, Sports Med (FP and Otrhopedic)


Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03618-4

Table of Contents

1. Physical Examination

2. Fractures: General Management

3. The Cervical Spine

4. The Cervicobrachial Region

5. The Shoulder

6. The Elbow

7. The Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

8. The Back

9. The Pelvis and Sacrum

10. The Hip

11. The Knee

12. The Ankle and Foot

13. Infections of the Bone and Joint

14. The Arthritides

15. Sports Medicine

16. Radiologic Aspects of Orthopedic Diseases

17. Maxillofacial Injuries

18. Special Topics

Appendixes: Anterior Dermatome • Posterior Dermatome • Patient Teaching Guides