Concise, comprehensive, and logically organized, this find-it-now resource offers fingertip access to the diagnostic tools necessary for the definitive diagnosis and treatment of the most common musculo-skeletal disorders found in adults and children.
Univ. of California, Irvine. This edition provides more guidance in the management of various conditions than the previous edition: c1995. Includes current data on disorders and diseases treated by orthopedic surgeons and related physicians. Halftone illustrations. Softcover.
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
About the Author
Harry B. Skinner, MD, PhD is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine.