The Musculoskeletal System

The Musculoskeletal System

Systems of the Body Series

2nd Edition - February 5, 2010

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  • Editor: Leslie Schrieber
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702048333
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702033773

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Key Features

  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.

  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.

  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.

  • There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.
  • Table of Contents

    • Rheumatoid arthritis and the hand. Soft tissue rheumatic disease involving the shoulder and elbow. Nerve compression syndromes. Back pain. Bone structure and function in normal and disease states. Articular cartilage in health and disease. Crystal arthropathies and the ankle. Disorders of skeletal muscle. Autoimmunity and the musculoskeletal system. Trauma and the musculoskeletal system. Infection and the musculoskeletal system.

    Product details

    • No. of pages: 184
    • Language: English
    • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2010
    • Published: February 5, 2010
    • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
    • eBook ISBN: 9780702048333
    • Paperback ISBN: 9780702033773

    About the Editor

    Leslie Schrieber

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia Associate Professor in Medicine

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