Orthopaedic Basic Science: Biology and Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System, Volume 1

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Joseph A. Buckwalter, Thomas A. Einhorn, Sheldon R. Simon
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000 - Medical - 873 pages
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Gain a better understanding of the basic science underlying orthopaedics and enhance your ability to make informed decisions with "Orthopaedic Basic Science. This comprehensive text provides the latest scientific background to support the diagnostic and procedural decisions you make everyday. Compiled and peer reviewed by internationally recognized scientists and clinicians, this edition combines recent discoveries and immutable scientific principles into a quick referencing format. This practical, authoritative text presents the latest advancements in neuromuscular science. Includes expanded knowledge in the basic science of bone, organ tissues, and kinesiology. Also explains the role of physics and engineering in understanding how the musculoskeletal system works. Hundreds of high quality radiographs, micrographs and line diagrams supplement the text.

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