Adams's Outline of Fractures, Including Joint Injuries

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007 - Medical - 328 pages
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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
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Pathology of fractures and fracture healing
3
Clinical and radiological features of fractures
20
Principles of fracture treatment
29
Complications of fractures
52
Special features of fractures in children
74
Osteoporosis and fragility fractures
79
Joint injuries
86
Shoulder and upper arm
131
Elbow and forearm
162
Wrist and hand
190
Pelvis and hip
211
Thigh and knee
238
Leg and ankle
268
The foot
298
Further reading
313

Cervical spine
92
Spine and thorax
108
Paraplegia from spinal injuries
122

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