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 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.