Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgical Approaches
A comprehensive compendium of most of the approaches required by the orthopedic surgeon, with an informative text supported by simple, anatomically accurate line drawings. Thirteen contributed chapters cover the hip, femur, knee, tibia and fibula, ankle, foot, spine, major neurovascular bundles, shoulder, humerus, elbow, forearm, and wrist and hand. For surgical trainees undertaking orthopedic procedures, and surgical postgraduate examinees and their teachers who may need to update their confidence with unfamiliar approaches. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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