Apley's Concise Orthopaedics and Fractures Third Edition

Apley's Concise Orthopaedics and Fractures Third Edition

Paperback Hodder Arnold Publication

By (author) Louis Solomon, By (author) David J. Warwick, By (author) Selvadurai Nayagam, Edited by Jo Koster

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  • Publisher: Hodder Arnold
  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 246mm x 19mm | 900g
  • Publication date: 9 June 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340809841
  • ISBN 13: 9780340809846
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 294 colour illustrations, 525 b&w halftones
  • Sales rank: 40,646

Product description

This leading introductory textbook of orthopaedics provides medical students, trainee surgeons and other health professionals with an invaluable overview of this important specialty. Praised in previous editions for the systematic approach, balanced content and easy-to-read style, the new edition has been brought fully up to date, with additional detail on anatomy, an improved focus on actual diseases and clinical signs and the introduction of handy 'stop check' points. Over 800 illustrations, many new to this third edition, are arranged as composites to provide a clear, pictorial account of the subject, and can be used in association with the text and as a revision tool.The book remains the first choice for those seeking a brief account of this large and complex subject, and is a natural precursor to the more detailed coverage offered by its larger parent 'Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures' for those wishing to pursue a career in orthopaedics.

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Author information

Louis Solomon MB ChB MD FRCS FRCSEd Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bristol David Warwick MD BM DIMC EDHS FRCS FRCS(Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals; and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton Selvadurai Nayagam BSc MCh(Orth) FRCS(Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital; and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool Selvadurai Nayagam, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital & Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool

Review quote

'I enjoyed this book. The material is well presented and illustrated to to the level of its intended readers. It is perhaps the best book on the market for these readers. I strongly recommend this book, mainly to primary care physicians and medical students.' -- Doody's Review Service 20050909

Table of contents

Part 1. - General orthopaedics; 1. Diagnosis in orthopaedics / 2. Infection / 3. Rheumatic disorders / 4. Gout and pseudogout / 5. Osteoarthritis and related disorders / 6. Osteonecrosis and osteochondritis / 7. Metabolic and endocrine disorders / 8. Genetic disorders, dysplasias and malformations / 9. Tumours / 10. Neuromuscular disorders / 11. Peripheral nerve injuries / 12. Principles of operative treatment; Part 2. - Regional orthopaedics; 13. The shoulder / 14. The elbow / 15. The wrist / 16. The hand / 17. The neck / 18. The back / 19. The hip / 20. The knee / 21. The ankle and foot; Part 3. - Fractures and joint injuries; 22. Management of major injuries / 23. Fractures and joint injuries / 24. Fractures - principles of treatment / 25. Complications of fractures / 26. Injuries of the shoulder and upper arm / 27. Injuries of the elbow and forearm / 28. Injuries of the wrist and hand / 29. Injuries of the spine and thorax / 30. Fractures of the pelvis / 31. Injuries of the hip and femur / 32. Injuries of the knee and leg / 33. Injuries of the ankle and foot