Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures

Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures

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Edited by Louis Soloman, Edited by David J. Warwick, Edited by Selvadurai Nayagam

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  • Publisher: Hodder Arnold
  • Format: Hardback | 992 pages
  • Dimensions: 114mm x 240mm x 16mm | 500g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340942053
  • ISBN 13: 9780340942055
  • Edition: 9, Revised
  • Edition statement: 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (some col.)
  • Sales rank: 68,411

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Since the publication of the first edition in 1959, Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures has been an essential textbook for those seeking to understand the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system, its diseases, and its response to trauma. As the leading textbook of modern orthopaedics for over 50 years, this book is a testament to the late Alan Apley's skills as a teacher, and the care and forethought he brought to the presentation of the content. The current authors have developed and extended this foundation to produce a thoroughly modern textbook of orthopaedic surgery, bringing contemporary expertise while retaining the book's characteristic philosophy and approach. They are joined by a selection of expert contributors from around the world who provide added material on a wide variety of subjects- including radiology, open fractures, neuromuscular disorders, and inflammatory arthropathies. This ninth edition echoes its predecessors in following Apley's approach to the orthopaedic patient. As before, the work is divided into three sections: General Orthopaedics, Regional Orthopaedics, and Fractures and Joint Injuries. The material has been fully updated and revised and includes more than 1,000 illustrations. Apley's System's wide readership of practicing orthopaedic surgeons, postgraduate trainees and residents in orthopaedics and general surgery, A&E specialists, and physiotherapists is evidence of the authors' ability to instruct and inspire. The book is a truly fitting introduction to modern-day orthopaedics.

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Author information

Louis Solomon MD FRCS is Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Bristol, UK David Warwick MD FRCS FRCSORTH EUR DIP HAND SURG is Consultant Hand Surgeon and Reader in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Southampton, UK Selvadurai Nayagam BSC MCHORTH FRCSORTH is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital and The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK

Table of contents

General Orthopaedics Diagnosis in Orthopaedics Infection Inflamatory Rheumatic Disorders Crystal Deposition Disorders Osteoarthritis Osteonecrosis and Related Disorders Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Genetic Disorders, Skeletal Dysplasias and Malformations Tumours Neuromuscular Disorders Peripheral Nerve Injuries Orthopaedic Operations Regional Orthopaedics The Shoulder and Pectoral Girdle The Elbow and Forearm The Wrist The Hand The Neck The Back The Hip The Knee The Ankle and Foot Fractures and Joint Injuries: The Management of Major Injuries Principles of Fractures Injuries of the Shoulder, Upper Arm and Elbow Injuries of the Forearm and Wrist Hand Injuries Injuries of the Spine Injuries of the Pelvis Injuries of the Hip and Femur Injuries of the Knee and Leg Injuries of the Ankle and Foot