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This is a concise, readable synopsis of the finest contemporary orthopaedic literature from 2002 through 2004. OKU 8 will have 66 chapters grouped into eight sections: Basic Science; General Knowledge; Systemic Disorders; Upper Extremity; Lower Extremity; Spine; Rehabilitation; Paediatrics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892033379
  • Publisher: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Series: AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 13.50 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Basic Science
Section Editors: Jonathan Grauer, MD, and Gary Friedlaender, MD
1.  Medical Statistics
2.  Soft-Tissue Physiology and Repair
3.  Bone Healing and Bone Grafting
4.  Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
5.  Biomaterials and Bearing Surfaces in Total Joint Arthroplasty
6.  Physiology of Aging

Section II: General Knowledge
Section Editors: D. Greg Anderson, MD, and Timothy Kuklo, MD
7.  Managing Patient Complaints: Patients Rights and Safety
8.  Selected Ethical Issues for Orthopaedic Surgery
9.  Outcome Assessment and Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines
  in Orthopaedic Surgery
10.  Clinical Epidemiology: An Introduction
11.  Musculoskeletal Imaging
12.  Perioperative Medical Management
13.  Work-Related Illnesses, Cumulative Trauma, and Compensation
14.  Medical Care of Athletes
15.  The Polytrauma Patient
16.  Coagulation and Thromboembolism in Orthopaedic Surgery
17.  Blood Transfusion

Section III: Systemic Disorders
Section Editors: Brian K. Kwon, MD and Kristen Lee Carroll, MD
18.  Bone Metabolism and Metabolic Bone Disease
19.  Musculoskeletal Oncology
20.  Infection
21.  Arthritis
22.  Connective Tissue Diseases

Section IV: Upper Extremity
Section Editors: Mark Lazarus, MD, and Joseph Slade, MD
23.  Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete
24.  Shoulder and Arm Trauma: Bone
25.  Shoulder Instability
26.  Shoulder Reconstruction
27.  Elbow and Forearm: Adult Trauma
28.  Elbow Reconstruction
29.  Wrist and Hand Trauma
30.  Wrist and Hand Reconstruction

Section V: Lower Extremity
Section Editors: Steven M. Raikin, MD, and Daniel Berry, MD
31.  Biomechanics of Gait
32.  Pelvis and Acetabular: Trauma
33.  Hip Trauma
34.  Hip and Pelvic Reconstruction and Arthroplasty
35.  Femur Trauma
36.  Knee and Leg: Bone Trauma
37.  Knee and Leg Soft-Tissue Trauma
38.  Knee Reconstruction and Replacement
39.  Foot and Ankle Trauma
40.  Ankle and Foot Reconstruction

Section VI: Spine
Section Editor: Jeff Fischgrund, MD
41.  Adult Spine Trauma
42.  Cervical Disk Disease
43.  Thoracic Disk Disease
44.  Lumbar Degenerative Disorders
45.  Spondylolysis-Listhesis
46.  Adult Spinal Deformity
47.  Spinal Infections
48.  Tumors of the Spine
49.  Spondyloarthropathy
50.  Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Section VII: Rehabilitation
Section Editors: Mitch Freedman, MD, and Tom G. Mayer, MD
51.  Spinal Cord Injury
52.  Miscellaneous Neurologic Disorders
53.  Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke
54.  Limb Amputation and Prosthetic Rehabilitation
55.  Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Section VIII: Pediatrics
Section Editor: Randall T. Loder, MD
56.  Genetic Disease and Skeletal Dysplasia
57.  Neuromuscular Disorders in Children
58.  Pediatric Hematology
59.  Shoulder and Humerus: Pediatrics
60.  Elbow: Pediatrics
61.  Forearm, Wrist, and Hand: Pediatrics
62.  Hip, Pelvis, Femur: Pediatrics
63.  Knee and Leg: Pediatrics
64.  Ankle and Foot: Pediatrics
65.  Pediatric Spine Trauma
66.  Pediatric Spinal Deformity

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