CURRENT Essentials Orthopedics

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 6, 2007 - Medical - 284 pages

CURRENT Essentials: Orthopedics -- the ultimate at-a-glance bedside guide!

  • “Nutshell” information on the diagnosis and treatment of the 200 most common orthopedic diseases and disorders
  • One disorder per page, with bulleted lists for easy access
  • Covers all relevant procedures, from adult reconstructive surgery to foot and ankle surgery
  • ICD9-CM codes for each topic, allowing you to code and classify morbidity data after making the diagnosis
  • Included in each topic--
    --Essentials of Diagnosis
    --Differential Diagnosis
    --Treatment
    --Pearl
    --Reference
  • Handy tabs that give you point-of-care answers in an instant
 

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Contents

2 Sports Injuries
41
3 Spinal Problems
77
4 Neoplasms
99
5 Adult Joint Problems Reconstruction
121
6 Infections
139
7 Foot Problems
151
8 Hand Problems
177
9 Pediatric Problems
209
10 Rehabilitation
245
Index
255
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Harry B. Skinner, MD, PhD
Emeritus Professor and former Chief
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of California
Irvine, CA Private Practice
St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
Fullerton, CA

Michael Fitzpatrick, MD
Private Practice
Mission Orthopedic Medical Associates
Mission Viejo, CA

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