The Musculoskeletal System

2nd Edition

Systems of the Body Series

Editors: Philip Sambrook Leslie Schrieber Thomas Taylor Andrew Ellis
Paperback ISBN: 9780702033773
eBook ISBN: 9780702048333
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 5th February 2010
Page Count: 192

Table of Contents

Rheumatoid arthrits 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 cartilidge 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 musculosketal system.

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.

  • Details

    No. of pages:
    192
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Churchill Livingstone 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Paperback ISBN:
    9780702033773
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702048333

    About the Editors

    Philip Sambrook Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Florance and Cope Professor of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia Professor of Rheumatology

    Leslie Schrieber Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

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

    Thomas Taylor Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Emeritus Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

    Andrew Ellis Editor

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia