Part of the 'first wave' of our innovative new Systems of the Body series, here is an integrated textbook on the musculoskeletal system - covering it's structure, function and major diseases. It is ideal for systems courses as taught in the new medical curriculum.
"Integrates basic with clinical science, using a problem-based approach. This compliments the new curricula of many medical schools. This text is suitable not only for medical students and practicing doctors but is also an ideal reference for allied health workers as it provides up-to-date details on patient management and prognosis. The text contains a wide variety of diagrams that are clear and allow for easy interpretation of the text. They include detailed illustrations indicating physiological and pathological processes, surface anatomy photographs, which explain clinical signs; ultrasounds, x-ray films and histology slides. All which compliment the text and allow for a greater understanding of the disease and its management. " Medical Student, University of Adelaide, Ramsay Group Medical Books, January 2001 is a well-integrated textbook, covering diseases and musculoskeletal science for medical students. This book provides good training for the problem-solving approach to patient presentations." Medical Student, University of Adelaide, Ramsay Group Medical Books, January 2002
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