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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Riad Barmada, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This book presents 45 cases of patients with various orthopedic disorders.
Purpose: The purpose is to offer a teaching tool with clinical presentations of orthopedic disorders and discussions of related symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Audience: The audience includes medical students and orthopedic residents.
Features: The first of the book's three sections presents general information on approaching a patient with musculoskeletal problems, including the physical examination, the diagnostic process, and treatment. The second section includes the 45 cases of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Each case is presented as a patient would come in with a complaint, followed by physical examination, the diagnostic process, and the treatment, ending with questions relevant to the topic. The third section lists the cases by number and topic.
Assessment: The book is well written for the intended audience of medical students, who could benefit from it and learn how to approach and manage patients with orthopedic problems. It is an excellent publication and should be recommended to students and residents.