Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology: With STUDENT CONSULT Accessby Raashid Luqmani
Pub. Date: 04/10/2008
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
"Prepared by leading experts in the field, Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology has been developed with the aim of providing medical students with a current and comprehensive guide to the practical management of common musculoskeletal conditions." "Fully illustrated throughout, the book offers a common approach to history taking and physical examination,… See more details below
"Prepared by leading experts in the field, Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology has been developed with the aim of providing medical students with a current and comprehensive guide to the practical management of common musculoskeletal conditions." "Fully illustrated throughout, the book offers a common approach to history taking and physical examination, and relevant anatomy, highlighting the reasons for the different approaches within each specialty as required. The first part of the book addresses the core topics relating to each discipline and provides useful summary boxes to outline the main points, including aetiology, pathology, epidemiology, clinical features, investigations, management and prognosis." The book also presents 100 clinical cases designed to test the reader's problem-solving skills in managing patients faced in every-day practice, as well as a full range of MCQs on STUDENT CONSULT - the learning tool designed specifically for medical students. Written primarily for medical students, this learning package is also ideal for primary care physicians, nurse specialists and other members of the multidisciplinary team dealing with musculoskeletal problems.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction
Clinical history and examination. Physiology and pathology of the musculoskeletal system. Epidemiology and genetics of rheumatic diseases. Investigations.
Management of musculoskeletal problems
Medical management of arthritis. Role of the allied health professional. Surgical management of joint disorders.
Principles of fracture management. Local complications of fractures. General complications of fractures. Management of multiple trauma. Children’s fractures. Regional injuries.
Generalized musculoskeletal problems. Osteoarthritis and crystal arthropathies. Inflammatory arthritis. Systemic diseases. Systemic complications of rheumatic diseases and rare arthropathies. Bone disorders.
Tumours of the musculoskeletal system and pathological fractures. Upper limb. Cervical and lumbar spine. Lower limb.
Normal variants in children. Upper limb disorders in children. Lower limb disorders in children. The paediatric spine and neuromuscular conditions. Arthritis in children.
Musculoskeletal problems in the developing world.
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