Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Orthopedics (Lange Series) / Edition 2

Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Orthopedics (Lange Series) / Edition 2

by Harry B. Skinner
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Appleton & Lange

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Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Orthopedics (Lange Series) / Edition 2

This popular orthopedic surgery book reviews both basic science and treatment. Provides treatment care for common disorders including low back pain,cervical spine pain,as well as repetitive motion syndromes. New: more epidemiologic information; emphasis on cost-effective treatment; new insight on the prevention of surgical infection-plus a chapter on pediatric orthopedics.

Easy-to-use,yet comprehensive,Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics features:

*Convenient organization by anatomical structure,disease,and procedure

*Improved diagnostic charts,tables,and graphs on hip and knee problems and tumor differentiation

*New information on NSAID selection (including COX-2 inhibitors),materials used in joint replacements,and growth factors for stimulating bone formation

*Expanded sections on trauma and external fixation,postoperative care of amputees,and predicting function after spinal cord injuries

*Coverage of advances and practices in imaging technology,infection treatment,joint reconstruction,and spinal surgery

*Concise,current,and comprehensive review of the basic science underlying orthopedic practice

*Helpful references to classic and important new sources

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838503638
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Series: Lange Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 7.23(w) x 9.99(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Science in Orthopedic Surgery.

General Considerations in Orthopedic Surgery.

Musculoskeletal Trauma Surgery.

Sports Medicine.

Disorders, Diseases, & Injuries of the Spine.

Tumors in Orthopedics.

Adult Reconstructive Surgery.

Orthopedic Infections.

Foot & Ankle Surgery.

Hand Surgery.

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery.



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