The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics

$31.95
Author(s):
Antonia Chen, MD
ISBN 10:
1617110868
ISBN 13:
9781617110863
Pages:
136
Cover:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
2013
Item Number:
10863
Product Dimensions:
4.25 x 7.00 x 0.50 inches

Book Description

The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics is a pocket-sized, easy-to-understand introduction into the field of orthopedics. Written with the non-physician in mind, The Little Ortho Book provides the basics of orthopedics for residents, medical students, front office staff, and industry sales force.

Dr. Antonia Chen takes complicated orthopedic terms and conditions and explains them in ways that are understandable to all. By focusing on common orthopedic diagnoses and relevant anatomy, The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics answers the questions that arise from orthopedic conditions in user-friendly language that is understandable to everyone.

Portable and handy and supplemented with images and diagrams, this conversational-style book packs a big punch!

What is Inside:
• Descriptions of joint biomechanics and bone and muscle composition
• Commonly performed exams are explained with a description of the condition being tested
• Sports injuries, fractures, arthritis, and orthopedic conditions in children
• Description of medications that are commonly prescribed in orthopedics
• Commonly performed orthopedic surgeries, including indications for surgery and descriptions of the procedures performed – all described in simplistic detail

The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics is an easy-to-read resource for a wide variety of audiences who work in the orthopedic industry or with orthopedic patients, but isn’t an orthopedic surgeon.


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Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface

Chapter 1 Bones, Bones, Bones
Chapter 2 Help! I Pulled a Muscle!
Chapter 3 Joint Commission
Chapter 4 Back to the Basics
Chapter 5 Skin and Bones
Chapter 6 Dry Bones
Chapter 7 Bad to the Bone
Chapter 8 Little Bones
Chapter 9 Bones and Groans
Chapter 10 Bone to Pick

Bibliography

Index