Key Features

  • Features case studies with appropriate images in each chapter to illustrate the types of clinical scenarios you may experience.
  • Gives you the necessary details you need to understand all aspects of each procedure.
  • Includes the surgical indications and relative contraindications to specific procedures, giving you the big picture principles for each procedure.
  • Discusses standard post-operative protocols and patient rehabilitation that extends your knowledge outside the OR.
  • Uses intra-operative pictures, illustrations, and treatment algorithms to highlight the important details of common surgical procedures, ranging from positioning, prepping, and draping the patient, to the surgical exposure and pertinent applied surgical anatomy, to the intricate aspects of the techniques.
  • Uses call-out boxes throughout every chapter that emphasize pertinent anatomy and surgical cautions, and reflect common questions that the attending may ask you or that you may want to ask your attending in the OR.
  • Presents a consistent chapter organization, including bulleted lists and treatment algorithms that make reference a snap.

Details

No. of pages:
428
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416048206
Electronic ISBN:
9781455704101

About the editors

Jess Lonner

Jess Lonner is an internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon in Philadelphia. He is the editor of the Knee Arthroplasty volume in the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series by LWW.