Pediatric Orthopedics In Practice by Fritz HeftiPediatric Orthopedics In Practice by Fritz Hefti

Pediatric Orthopedics In Practice

byFritz HeftiIllustratorF. FreulerEditorFritz Hefti

Hardcover | January 29, 2007

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This second edition of the classic work uses definitions, topical quotations by famous people and amusing cartoons in its exhaustive coverage of pediatric orthopedics. It communicates the latest findings in pediatric orthopedics in a didactic, comprehensive and detailed manner, answering everyday questions in the field of orthopedics and pediatrics and highlighting all aspects of diagnosis. It also gives precise instructions for therapy, and answers questions such as: should we simply let nature take care of the way children grow and develop? Or do we need splints, corsets, or even operations, for straightening what is crooked? This is how to make children's orthopedics fun - in practice and theory.
Title:Pediatric Orthopedics In PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:792 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.27 inPublished:January 29, 2007Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540699635

ISBN - 13:9783540699637

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Table of Contents

1 General1.1 What do the "straight-trainers" do with crooked children? - or: What is pediatric orthopaedics?1.2 Orthoses, protheses, theories and inventive individuals - a historical review1.3 Highs and lows in pediatric orthopaedic illnesses - Developments, trends2 Basic principles2.1 Diagnosis2.2 Development of the musculoskeletal system3 Diseases and injuries by site3.1 Spine, trunk3.2 Pelvis, hips and thighs3.3 Knee and lower leg3.4 Upper ankle and foot3.5 Upper extremities4 Systematic aspects of musculoskeletal disorders4.1 Traumatology - basic principles4.2 Axes and lengths4.3 Infections4.4 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis4.5 Tumors4.6 Hereditary diseases4.7 Neuro-orthopaedics