Hand Secrets

Hand Secrets

by Peter J. L. Jebson, Morton L. Kasdan
     
 

Completely updated and expanded, this popular volume is a practical reference on the evaluation, diagnosis, and the medical and surgical management of disorders and diseases of the hand. Will appeal to hand surgeons, hand therapists, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and all other health professionals looking for one good clinical book on the hand.

Overview

Completely updated and expanded, this popular volume is a practical reference on the evaluation, diagnosis, and the medical and surgical management of disorders and diseases of the hand. Will appeal to hand surgeons, hand therapists, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and all other health professionals looking for one good clinical book on the hand.

• Commonly encountered problems/questions are addressed in the very popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®.
• Contributors are renowned experts in the field.

Editorial Reviews

Mark H. Gonzalez
This is an overview of hand surgery that is written in a question and answer format. The purpose is to provide an overview of hand surgery for the medical student and house officer. The book is written for medical students and house officers. It is also appropriate for junior residents. The authors are from a broad cross-section, and include junior attendings and senior professors. The illustrations are adequate. The references are basic. This is a very basic text written for the medical student and house officer. It is easy to read, but the depth and quality of the questions varies from chapter to chapter. Some minor conditions are covered in detail, while in some cases important conditions are not given enough explanation. The book is not comprehensive, but covers most major points.
Reviewer: Mark H Gonzalez, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description:This is an overview of hand surgery that is written in a question and answer format.
Purpose:The purpose is to provide an overview of hand surgery for the medical student and house officer.
Audience:The book is written for medical students and house officers. It is also appropriate for junior residents. The authors are from a broad cross-section, and include junior attendings and senior professors.
Features:The illustrations are adequate. The references are basic.
Assessment:This is a very basic text written for the medical student and house officer. It is easy to read, but the depth and quality of the questions varies from chapter to chapter. Some minor conditions are covered in detail, while in some cases important conditions are not given enough explanation. The book is not comprehensive, but covers most major points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560534648
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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