The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee

The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee

by Lyle J. Micheli, Mininder Kocher
     
 

A comprehensive, one-stop resource on the surgical management of knee disorders in children and adolescents! This state-of-the-art reference examines both acquired and congenital conditions as well as a range of non-surgical problems. Throughout the text, readers will find 250 clinical illustrations, descriptions of the injection areas for the knee, key points, and

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A comprehensive, one-stop resource on the surgical management of knee disorders in children and adolescents! This state-of-the-art reference examines both acquired and congenital conditions as well as a range of non-surgical problems. Throughout the text, readers will find 250 clinical illustrations, descriptions of the injection areas for the knee, key points, and tips on technique that make practical guidance easy to understand and apply.

• Considers the unique anatomic, physiologic, and psychological characteristics of children and adolescents, and how these characteristics affect diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.
• Integrates the knowledge and experience of authorities from around the world.
• Reviews non-surgical topics as hemophilia, infections, metabolic conditions, and neurological disorders
• Reveals "how the experts do it"-whether it's a rehabilitation prescription for patellofemoral pain or drilling for osteochondritis dissecans-in the Technical Notes sections.
• Features many original halftones from the image library at Boston Children's Hospital, Sports Medicine Division.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721603315
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/17/2006
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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