Lecture Notes: Orthopaedics and Fractures, 4th edition

by Duckworth , C. M. Blundell
  • Softcover

Product Description

Providing a concise approach to the subject, the new edition of Lecture Notes: Orthopaedics and Fractures reflects recent changes to medical education and includes new management techniques. Divided into two major sections, 'General Principles' covers form and function, fractures, trauma and musculo-skeletal disorders; while 'Regional Orthopaedics' covers the examination of and conditions affecting individual regions of the body i.e. foot and ankle, spine and trunk. This ensures the content is integrated to allow better and easier navigation.
Featuring an extensive collection of X-rays and photographs of orthopaedic conditions, Lecture Notes: Orthopaedics and Fractures is ideal for any medical students, junior doctors, nurses or allied health professionals who want a core introduction to this important specialty.

Review of the previous edition

"It provides excellent grounding and preparation for the attachment."
5th Year Medical Student

Table Contents

  1. Musculoskeletal structures and function 3
  2. Soft-tissue injuries and healing 12
  3. Nerve injuries and repair 20
  4. Fractures and healing 25
  5. fractures - principles of management 32
  6. Complications of fractures 44
  7. Major trauma 49
  8. Congenital and developmental conditions 52
  9. Generalized orthopaedic conditions 66
  10. Inflammatory conditions 74
  11. Degenerative conditions 87
  12. Neoplastic conditions of bone and soft tissue 92
  13. Infections 100
  14. Metabolic diseases of bone 109
  15. Examination of the musculoskeletal system 116
  16. The forearm, wrist and hand 123
  17. The elbow 139
  18. The shoulder and upper arm 148
  19. The spine 157
  20. The pelvis 172
  21. The hip and thigh 176
  22. The knee and lower leg 188
  23. The foot and ankle 201
  24. Orthopaedic techniques 218
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ISBN: 9781405133296
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: Jan 4, 2010
Cover: softcover
Pages: 245
Weight: 0.544 kg
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