Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Orthopedics (Lange Series) / Edition 2by Harry B. Skinner
Pub. Date: 06/01/2000
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
This popular orthopedic surgery book reviews both basic science and treatment. Provides treatment care for common disorders including low back pain,cervical spine pain,as well as repetitive motion syndromes. New: more epidemiologic information; emphasis on cost-effective treatment; new insight on the prevention of surgical infection-plus a chapter on pediatric orthopedics.
Easy-to-use,yet comprehensive,Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics features:
*Convenient organization by anatomical structure,disease,and procedure
*Improved diagnostic charts,tables,and graphs on hip and knee problems and tumor differentiation
*New information on NSAID selection (including COX-2 inhibitors),materials used in joint replacements,and growth factors for stimulating bone formation
*Expanded sections on trauma and external fixation,postoperative care of amputees,and predicting function after spinal cord injuries
*Coverage of advances and practices in imaging technology,infection treatment,joint reconstruction,and spinal surgery
*Concise,current,and comprehensive review of the basic science underlying orthopedic practice
*Helpful references to classic and important new sources
Table of ContentsBasic Science in Orthopedic Surgery.
General Considerations in Orthopedic Surgery.
Musculoskeletal Trauma Surgery.
Disorders, Diseases, & Injuries of the Spine.
Tumors in Orthopedics.
Adult Reconstructive Surgery.
Foot & Ankle Surgery.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery.
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