This valuable new edition comprehensively covers clinical orthopedic s urgery including pertinent aspects of path physiology, epidemiology, a nd pathology. Emphasis is placed on major diagnostic features of dise ase states, the natural history of the disease where appropriate, the work-up required for diagnosis, and treatment. In addition, ongoing co ntroversies are reviewed and clinical standards of care for orthopedic surgery are described.
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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 sourcesAbout the Author:
Harry B. Skinner, MD, PhD is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine.
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Book Description Appleton & Lange, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0838503632
Book Description Appleton & Lange, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0838503632
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