- Understand basic science terms as they relate to clinically relevant issues.
- Clarifies terms used in injury and insurance claims with immediately neighboring relative terms.
- Find information quickly with chapters organized by topic for easy reference.
1 Classifications of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sports-Related Injuries
2 Musculoskeletal Diseases and Related Terms
3 Imaging Techniques
4 Orthopaedic Tests, Signs, and Maneuvers
5 Laboratory Evaluations
6 Casts, Splints, Dressings, and Traction
7 Prosthetics and Orthotics
8 Anatomy and Orthopaedic Surgery
9 The Spine
10 The Hand and Wrist
11 The Foot and Ankle
12 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
13 The Research Enterprise
Appendix A Orthopaedic Abbreviations
Appendix B Anatomic Positions and Directions
Appendix C Etymology of Orthopaedics