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