A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology E-Book, 8th Edition

By Fred R. T. Nelson, MD, FAAOS and Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt
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  • Find information quickly with chapters Organized by topic for easy reference.
  • Maximize reimbursement with a full appendix of ICD Codes.
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  • Keep ahead of the curve with new chapters on Anatomy and Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Research, and Laboratory Evaluations.

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. 

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  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader.
  • 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.
ISBN 9780323315678
Author Information 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
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

Publication Date 02-09-2014
Pages 496
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