Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery (Paperback)
  • Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery (Paperback)

Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery (Paperback)

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Paperback 522 Pages / Published: 05/10/2010
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This concise third edition offers hands-on guidance for identifying and treating the most commonly seen orthopedic problems in children and adults. Convenient as a study source for medical students, its many photographs and illustrations will also serve as a useful clinical reference for young surgeons, residents, nurses, and physician assistants. Each of the many topics is covered in depth and is designed to educate medical students and steer them towards formulating excellent diagnoses and treatment plans. As a further aid, multiple-choice questions are included at the end of each chapter, and there is a section devoted to case studies.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781441913883
Number of pages: 522
Weight: 941 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm
Edition: 4th ed. 2011


From the reviews of the fourth edition:

"This textbook is clear, concise, and very well written by Dr. Sam Wiesel and colleagues. It is very well suited to benefit all readers with an interest in the medical, surgical field of Orthopaedic Surgery. Ample illustrations accompany the text with helpful conclusions at the end of each chapter hinting at good outcomes for patients. I am happy to rec. the book to medical students, residents, and fellows." (Joseph J. Grenier,, February, 2014)

"This is the fourth edition of a summary of all aspects of orthopedic surgery, including the basic science, trauma, arthritis, tumors, sports medicine, and pediatrics. ... The audience includes medical students, residents, family practitioners, emergency room physicians, and all other physicians involved in treating patients with musculoskeletal problems. ... This is an outstanding publication for medical students and residents in all specialties related to the musculoskeletal system. ... provide a summary of all musculoskeletal disorders. It is very well written with good quality illustrations." (Riad Barmada, Doody's Review Service, January, 2011)

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