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General Principles of Orthopedics and Trauma
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Main description:

​This book has been written by established Orthopedic Surgeons who have become dedicated specialists within their particular
subspecialty. They have contributed by writing highly detailed chapters that educate the reader with the basic science, accepted fundamentals and most recent trends within the full range of general orthopedic disorders.

It is intended that this well illustrated and highly informative text book to provide orthopedic surgeons in training with comprehensive and relevant core knowledge on all aspects general orthopedics, and will become an essential guide for surgeons in training, providing step by step approaches to performing initial diagnosis, surgical procedures and post operative management.​


​Step-by-step format to help the reader rapidly follow and assimilate the material

Practical and relevant guidance according to the most recent advances in the field aid by reinforcing the reader with the essential background information

Easy access source of reference

Back cover:

General Principles of Orthopedics and Trauma has been written to serve as a general introduction to the field of orthopedics and trauma. It is composed of a number of commonly seen disorders and with a corresponding therapeutic pathway, clearly explained with numerous x-rays and diagrams to aid the reader in their understanding of these useful procedures.

The book is intended as a basic resource for trainees and junior surgeons, but will also be useful to more experienced specialists who require an easy to follow clinical guide to assist in day to day practice of orthopedic and trauma disorders.


1. Anatomy of Bone, Fractures &Fracture healing  
2. Complications of Fractures    
3. Fractures in children
4. Infection
5. Osteoarthritis
6. Rheumatoid Arthritis
7. Tuberculosis
8. Peripheral Nerve Injuries
9. Congenital deformities  
10. Metabolic and Endocrine disorders
11. Developmental disorders
12. Degenerative Disorders
13. Poliomyelitis & Spina Bifida
14. Cerebral Palsy
15. Bone Tumours
16. Back pain & Slipped intervertebral disc
17. General affections of the soft tissues
18. Amputations
19. Arthroscopy  of the knee joint
20. Total Joint Replacement
21. Common Sports injuries            
22. Role of Radiology and Imaging in Orthopedics
23. Plaster Casts in Orthopedics


ISBN-13: 9781447144434
Publisher: Springer (Springer London)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 418
Weight: 851g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Accident & Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics and Fractures
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From the reviews:

“This is a good overview of bone and joint pathologies with radiographs and the orthopaedic classifications on fractures, rheumatological joint problems including infectious disorders complicated by bone disease. I recommend this book to medical students and orthopedic surgery residents.” (Joseph J. Grenier,, July, 2014)