Stanmore Basic Orthopaedic Sciences: The Stanmore Guide

Stanmore Basic Orthopaedic Sciences: The Stanmore Guide

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By (author) Manoj Ramachandran, Edited by Manoj Ramachandran

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  • Publisher: Hodder Arnold
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 20mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 14 December 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340885025
  • ISBN 13: 9780340885024
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: colour Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 154,775

Product description

Basic Orthopaedic Sciences is a brand new book for trainees in orthopaedic surgery covering all aspects of musculoskeletal basic sciences that are relevant to the practice of orthopaedics, as assessed in the FRCS Higher Specialty exams. Based on the authoritative 'Stanmore course' run by the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, the book contains enough information to serve as a concise textbook while its emphasis is on revision. The book is a guide to the basic sciences underpinning the practice of orthopaedic surgery, covering aspects of biomechanics, biomaterials, cell & microbiology, histology, structure & function, immunology, pharmacology, statistics, physics of imaging techniques, and kinesiology as relevant to the subject of orthopaedics. The book will help trainees understand the science that underpins the clinical practice of orthopaedics, an often neglected area in orthopaedic training. It covers the breadth of topics in orthopaedic basic science achieving a balance between readability and comprehensive detail. Basic Orthopaedic Sciences is an invaluable guide for all trainees in orthopaedics and trauma preparing for the FRCS, as well as for surgeons at MRCS level.

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Author information

Manoj Ramachandran - Paediatric and Orthopaedic & Limb Reconstruction Fellow, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK Consultant Editors: Deborah Eastwood - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon; John Skinner - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon; and Dishan Singh - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK

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"I feel that this book should be useful for all SpR trainees both to read and digest as they progress through the registrar training programme, not just for the exit examination. It is also a useful textbook for SpR trainers as it is concise and wide-ranging with chapters that are based on the current literature. This is an excellent addition to the literature and has been based on a successful basic sciences course. The authors, the editor and the associate editors have done a fine job in producing this exceptional textbook." The Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, May 2008

Table of contents

Statistics Genetics Cell biology Skeletal embryology Orthopaedic pharmacology Immunology, infection & inflammation Imaging techniques Orthopaedic oncology Ligament and tendon Meniscus Cartilage Nerve Muscle Bone & bone graft Intervertebral discs Basic biomechanics Biomaterial behaviour Biomechanics and joint replacement of the hip joint Biomechanics and joint replacement of the knee joint Biomechanics of the spine Biomechanics and joint replacement of the shoulder and the elbow Biomechanics of the wrist and hand Biomechanics and joint replacement of the foot & ankle Friction, lubrication, corrosion and wear Gait analysis Prosthetics Orthotics Miscellaneous