This 1350 page book is a comprehensive guide to orthopaedics, for postgraduate students. The first section begins with an introduction to the subject, discussing different disorders (genetic, metabolic, endocrine, blood, degenerative and inflammatory) that may occur in bones. The following sections deal with general surgery and regional orthopaedics, examining both the upper and lower extremity. Both traditional and newer methods of diagnosis and treatment are discussed. The final section describes recent advances including stem cells, lasers, HIV, tumour markers and PET scan. Key points: 1350pp comprehensive guide to complete field of orthopaedics for postgraduates Discusses traditional and newer methods for diagnosis and treatment in all regions of the body Includes more than 3500 full colour illustrations, clinical photographs and line diagramsMuscle testing is important because muscle findings have more specificity than sensory or reflex findings. ... Note that radicular findings often do not adhere strictly to textbooka#39;s dermatomal charts. ... Other useful tests are the axial manual traction test and the shoulder abduction test. ... is most commonly seen in the triceps and/or hand intrinsic muscles, where upper extremity symptoms typically begin.
|Title||:||Orthopedics: A Postgraduate Companion|
|Author||:||Samar Kumar Biswas|
|Publisher||:||JP Medical Ltd - 2013-03-31|