Practical Orthopedics - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323076081

Practical Orthopedics

6th Edition

Text with CD-ROM

Authors: Lonnie Mercier
eBook ISBN: 9780323076081
Imprint: Mosby


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.

Key Features

  • Patient teaching guides for more than 35 disorders — including lower back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and osteoporosis — help you assist patients in their recovery.
  • Comprehensive pharmacology information — including guidelines on usage, contraindications, and interactions — enables you to apply the most effective patient treatment approaches.
  • A bonus CD-ROM allows you to conveniently access all of the illustrations and patient teaching guides from the book.

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


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About the Author

Lonnie Mercier

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE