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Adams' Outline of Fractures : Including Joint Injuries - David Hamblen

Adams' Outline of Fractures

Including Joint Injuries

Paperback Published: 1st April 2007
ISBN: 9780443102974
Number Of Pages: 340

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The new edition of the now classic Adam's Outline of Fractures - prepared by authors working in the UK - has been updated to include the latest conservative and surgical approaches to the management of fractures. Suitable for medical undergraduates and trainee surgeons, as well as nurses and physiotherapists working in trauma services, this classic text continues to offer a sound basis for the safe and effective management of musculoskeletal injuries.

  • New edition of highly praised book with an established reputation
  • Well known for its clear writing style and logical classification of fractures
  • Basics of treatment are summarised in a useful appendix for quick reference and revision
  • Provides up-to-date surgical therapies as well as conservative treatment options
  • New author line-up
  • Clear new page format, using two-colour design
  • Extended artwork programme, now including two-colour line artworks, new radiographs, MRI and CT scans
  • Enhanced anatomical classification system
  • Advances in cell biology and molecular genetics
  • New chapter on osteoporosis, including fracture treatment in the elderly

  • "This is an ideal and practical book for GPs to keep in the surgery for reference. Medical students, physiotherapists and nurses working on the orthopaedic wards would also find it useful. It is straightforward to locate a particular fracture by using either the contents or the index. The style is very readable and the text is up to date with mention of the latest treatment approaches, for example: balloon kyphoplasty for an osteoporotic fragility fracture of a vertebral body. There are numerous clear and good quality drawings and x-ray pictures.

    Not surprisingly, patients think you should have the answer to their questions at your fingertips in which case this book will be invaluable." Dr Jeremy M Sager GP Leeds UK. July 2007

    "This update responds to the current advances in fracture management by including newer surgical procedures without omitting important proven principles of injury care. I highly recommend this work to medical students and junior orthopedic, trauma, and emergency medicine trainees."
    Edward Abraham, MD(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine). Doody Enterprises

    Introduction
    Pathology of fractures and fracture healing
    Clinical and radiological features of fractures
    Principles of fracture treatment
    Complications of fractures
    Special features of fractures in children
    Osteoporosis and fragility fractures
    Joint injuries
    Cervical spine
    Spine and thorax
    Paraplegia from spinal injuries
    Shoulder and upper arm
    Elbow and forearm
    Wrist and hand
    Pelvis and hip
    Thigh and knee
    Leg and ankle
    The foot
    Further Reading
    Index
    Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

    ISBN: 9780443102974
    ISBN-10: 044310297X
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 340
    Published: 1st April 2007
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.8
    Weight (kg): 0.48
    Edition Number: 12
    Edition Type: Revised

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