A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology , 8th Edition

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By Fred R. T. Nelson, MD, FAAOS and Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt
ISBN
9780323221580
Publication Date
28-08-2014
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  • Understand basic science terms as they relate to clinically relevant issues.
  • Clarifies terms used in injury and insurance claims with immediately neighboring relative terms.
  • Find information quickly with chapters organized by topic for easy reference.

In its 38th year, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a companion reference for anyone who needs the most up-to-date terms, acronyms, and codes terms relating to clinical orthopaedics and research. Portable and easily accessible, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references terms to enable those unfamiliar with orthopaedics to locate a term in its proper context.  Unlike a traditional A-Z dictionary format, terms are organized by topic-facilitating faster search results with related terms appearing on the same or immediately adjacent page. 

"...It will continue to serve as the go-to reference for individuals needing to access orthopaedic information to serve their individual audiences." Foreword by: Marc F. Swiontkowski,Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Feb 2015

Key Features
  • Understand basic science terms as they relate to clinically relevant issues.
  • Clarifies terms used in injury and insurance claims with immediately neighboring relative terms.
  • Find information quickly with chapters organized by topic for easy reference.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323221580
Author Informaiton By Fred R. T. Nelson, MD, FAAOS, Emeritus, Orthopaedics, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan and Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt, Formerly Writer-Editor, Medical-Dental Publications, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Naval Medical Center; Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
Pp Authortext Nelson & Blauvelt
New to this Edition
  • Stay abreast of the latest terminology with new terms provided by contributors who are orthopaedic researchers from across the country and whose expertise provides current information on terminology and procedures.
  • Understandable to the lay reader and the professional with new illustrations, formatting, and tables clarifying disease processes.
  • Confer on the go with an easy-to-carry pocket size and online access to the complete text on Expert Consult, which also includes an enhanced eBook version at no extra cost!
Published Reviews

"This is an excellent resource with timely relevance to the continuously evolving field of orthopedic medicine. It is unique as a reference dedicated solely to the terminology of orthopedics. I would have used this all the time when I was a physical therapy student. Now, as a seasoned practitioner, I will make room for this on my clinic bookshelf." - Charles R. Wolfe III, PT, DPT, DAC (U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, Inc.) Doody's Score: 99 - 5 Stars!

"This resource can guide individuals as they perform literature reviews, systematic reviews of that literature, meta-analyses, and other clinical investigations in the field of orthopaedics. This tool is straight-forward, easy to read, and comprehensive. It will continue to serve as the go-to reference for individuals needing to access orthopaedic information to serve their individual audiences."
Foreword by: Marc F. Swiontkowski,Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Feb 2015


 

Table of Content

1 Classifications of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sports-Related Injuries

2 Musculoskeletal Diseases and Related Terms

3 Imaging Techniques

4 Orthopaedic Tests, Signs, and Maneuvers

5 Laboratory Evaluations

6 Casts, Splints, Dressings, and Traction

7 Prosthetics and Orthotics

8 Anatomy and Orthopaedic Surgery

9 The Spine

10 The Hand and Wrist

11 The Foot and Ankle

12 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

13 The Research Enterprise

Appendix A Orthopaedic Abbreviations

Appendix B Anatomic Positions and Directions

Appendix C Etymology of Orthopaedics

E-SBN 9780323315678
Imprint Saunders
Publication Date 28-08-2014
Pages 508
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
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