Orthopedic Secrets

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004 - 450 pages
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Comprehensive, yet concise, this updated and expanded best-seller in the proven question-and-answer format of the Secrets Series® covers virtually every area of orthopedics in its approximately 100 chapters. Perfect for clinicians as a refresher or for students as a review for oral exams.

  • Powerful analyses of conditions commonly seen in orthopedic practice
  • 10 sections that clearly divide material into general topics, congenital and developmental disorders, and specific anatomic regions
  • Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers
  • Presentation of a vast amount of information, but not overly simplistic


  • New Chapters include: Bone Grafting, Hip Arthroscopy, Articular Cartilage Injury and Repair, and Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty
  • Current references and web sites
 

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Contents

Osteoarthritis
1
THE KNEE
2
Inflammatory Arthropathies
8
Septic Arthritis
15
Osteomyelitis
21
Open Fractures
30
Pulmonary Problems
36
Diagnostic Radiology
43
Arthrodesis of the Hand and Wrist
196
Nerve Entrapments of Hand and Wrist
204
THE SPINE
213
Scoliosis and Kyphosis
227
Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
233
HIP AND PELVIS
243
Pediatric Hip Disease
249
Arthritis of the Hip
255

Nuclear Medicine
53
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
62
Multiple Trauma
69
CONGENITAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
85
Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Disease
93
THE SHOULDER
99
Shoulder Instability
107
Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Joints
116
Pediatric Shoulder
125
Fractures of the Shoulder
134
Throwing Injuries and Other Athletic Injuries of the Elbow
142
Arthroscopy of the Elbow
150
Arthritis of the Elbow
157
Nerve Entrapments of the Elbow and Forearm
163
HAND AND WRIST
175
Carpal Instability
184
SoftTissue Injuries and Disorders of the Hand
190
Total Hip Replacement
261
Revision of Total Hip Arthroplasty
273
Alternatives to Total Hip Arthroplasty Osteotomy
279
Pelvic Fractures
286
Femoral Neck Fractures
295
Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures and Femoral Shaft Fractures
301
Total Knee Arthroplasty
356
THE LOWER
377
Achilles Tendon
383
X FOOT AND ANKLE
389
Forefoot Syndromes
397
Rheumatoid Foot Disease
403
Arthritis and Arthroplasty of the Foot and Ankle
409
Lesions of Nerves in the Foot
415
INDEX
427
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David E. Brown is a New York-based freelance writer and editor.

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