Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology [NOOK Book]

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Winner of the prize for New Edited Book at The Royal Society of Medicine & The Society of Authors' Medical Book Awards, this textbook for medical students covers orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology in one volume. It offers both core information regarding what the student needs to know about these specialties and an extensive series of cases with questions and answers that illustrate the thinking behind common everyday practice. The book offers a standard approach to history taking and physical examination, ...

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Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

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Overview

Winner of the prize for New Edited Book at The Royal Society of Medicine & The Society of Authors' Medical Book Awards, this textbook for medical students covers orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology in one volume. It offers both core information regarding what the student needs to know about these specialties and an extensive series of cases with questions and answers that illustrate the thinking behind common everyday practice. The book offers a standard approach to history taking and physical examination, and relevant anatomy, highlighting the reasons for the different approaches within each specialty as required.

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of musculoskeletal medicine and surgery perfectly tailored for the busy medical student
  • Illustrated in full colour throughout
  • Succinct coverage of essential topics helps aid understanding whilst avoid unnecessary detail thus saving time
  • Uniform style of chapters throughout allows readers to easily scan through for the information required
  • Useful summary boxes outline the main points of each condition including aetiology, pathology, epidemiology, clinical features, investigations, management and prognosis
  • 100 case histories with questions illustrate the range of clinical problems that students will encounter during their clinical placements
  • A new chapter on Sports and Exercise Injury
  • A new restructured chapter on fractures pulls together the text into a more logical presentation of the subject
  • Additional text on sports injuries to children will be included
  • A refocused chapter on the multi-professional team approach to the management of musculoskeletal disorders
  • An update of the therapeutics in all chapters
  • 50 new case studies included.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723437697
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 12/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 440
  • File size: 12 MB
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Table of Contents

Section 1: The musculoskeletal system

Section 2: Management of musculoskeletal problems

Section 3: Trauma

Section 4: Rheumatology

Section 5: Orthopaedics

Section 6: Paediatrics

Section 7: Problem-orientated cases and answers

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