Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

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Edited by Gavin Bowden, Edited by Alexander Gibson, Edited by Simon Thomas, Edited by Martin McNally

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Part-work (fascículo) | 656 pages
  • Dimensions: 103mm x 182mm x 26mm | 344g
  • Publication date: 28 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0198569580
  • ISBN 13: 9780198569589
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 70 black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 74,959

Product description

The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma offers junior doctors, medical students, and all those with an interest in the field the practical and up-to-date information needed for clinical practice. It presents the essentials of orthopaedics and trauma in a concise and user-friendly style for use with patients, in the operating room, and in tutorials. As well as covering the basic principles and conditions of both adult and paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, it also contains a comprehensive overview of anatomy and surgery. Helpful illustrations and diagrams guide the reader, aiding the understanding of movements and anatomical relationships, which are of particular importance in establishing a diagnosis. Information is extensively referenced with further reading materials, providing a structured basis in for all levels of training. Emergency topics are highlighted for quick access and the appendix provides information on common drugs in orthopaedics and trauma, as well as fracture diagrams. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by trainees and qualified surgeons, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma is an accessible and informative tool for all junior doctors and students in the field.

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Author information

Alex Gibson was educated in Canterbury, then studied medicine at Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in London, qualifying MB BS in 1996. After pre-registration jobs, his basic surgical training was on the St. Mary's rotation and orthopaedic specialist training in Oxford. He has also had periods of advanced fellowship training in Spinal surgery in Oxford, Auckland and Brisbane. He was appointed Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore in 2009.

Table of contents

SECTION 1: PRINCIPLES OF ORTHOPAEDICS AND TRAUMA ; 1. Orthopaedic history and examination ; 2. Orthopaedic investigations ; 3. Orthopaedic management ; 4. Perioperative care ; 5. Biomaterials and implants ; SECTION 2: ANATOMY AND SURGERY ; 6. Anatomy ; 7. Surgical approaches ; SECTION 3: ADULTS ; 8. Adult orthopaedics ; 9. Adult trauma ; SECTION 4: PAEDIATRICS ; 10. Child orthopaedics ; 11. Child trauma ; SECTION 5: REHABILITATION ; 12. Rehabilitation