Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery by Sam W. WieselEssentials of Orthopedic Surgery by Sam W. Wiesel

Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery

EditorSam W. Wiesel

Paperback | October 5, 2010

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This concise third edition offers hands-on guidance for identifying and treating the most commonly seen orthopedic problems in children and adults. Convenient as a study source for medical students, its many photographs and illustrations will also serve as a useful clinical reference for young surgeons, residents, nurses, and physician assistants. Each of the many topics is covered in depth and is designed to educate medical students and steer them towards formulating excellent diagnoses and treatment plans. As a further aid, multiple-choice questions are included at the end of each chapter, and there is a section devoted to case studies.
Title:Essentials of Orthopedic SurgeryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:534 pagesPublished:October 5, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1441913882

ISBN - 13:9781441913883

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Table of Contents

Basic Science of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism.- Skeletal Trauma.- Orthopedic Infections.- Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System.- Children's Orthopedics.- Sports Medicine.- The Spine.- The Shoulder.- The Elbow.- The Hand.- The Hip and Femur.- The Knee.- The Foot and Ankle.- Case Studies.- Glossary.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews of the fourth edition:"This is the fourth edition of a summary of all aspects of orthopedic surgery, including the basic science, trauma, arthritis, tumors, sports medicine, and pediatrics. . The audience includes medical students, residents, family practitioners, emergency room physicians, and all other physicians involved in treating patients with musculoskeletal problems. . This is an outstanding publication for medical students and residents in all specialties related to the musculoskeletal system. . provide a summary of all musculoskeletal disorders. It is very well written with good quality illustrations." (Riad Barmada, Doody's Review Service, January, 2011)