Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery

Thieme
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In comparison to large, overly detailed specialty texts, this practical new book is designed to give you the basic clinical steps of the most frequently performed orthopedic procedures -- all in a clear, reproducible, easy-to-follow format. For quick review before an operation, a handy refresher, teaching tool, or learning aid, it is ideal!Accompanied by hundreds of precise, hand-drawn diagrams, Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery presents 50 surgical procedures, each laid out in a step-by-step format. This structure is designed to allow the reader to quickly read about an operative procedure and review the salient points, with special emphasis on the technique. Every chapter includes indications, contraindications, pre-operative preparation, special instruments, positions, anesthesia, pearls, avoidance and post-operative care issues.Special benefits of Key Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery:-- Designed to give the pertinent information on key surgical procedures in a cookbook outline approach.-- Covers the 50 most common surgical procedures performed in today's clinical practice-- Vital steps are demonstrated by hundreds of precise, hand-drawn illustrations-- Clear, organized, and easy-to-read format -- Ideal as a handy reference, refresher, or learning tool for the resident or the specialistBenefit from the experience of active clinicians who perform these procedures on a daily basis. Whether you are a practitioner or a resident, you will find a wealth of helpful information that allows you to visualize the necessary surgical exposures and achieve excellent results. Reserve your copy today!2000/364 pp. (T)/250 illus. (T)/hardcover/ISBN 0-86577-922-8/$99.00
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Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Northwestern University; Orthopedic Associates of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

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Thieme
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Published on
Jan 1, 2011
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781588905987
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Language
English
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Medical / Orthopedics
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Winner of First Prize in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology at the 2008 British Medical Association Medical Book Competition Winner of Association of American Publishers Best Book in Clinical Medicine, 2007This landmark multimedia reference presents the most current information on surgical treatments of a wide range of injuries, from complex pelvic and spinal trauma to periarticular fractures and knee dislocations. For each injury, the authors guide the reader from the clinical evaluation, through the decision-making process, and to the surgical procedure. Each chapter provides a thorough review of surgical anatomy, streamlined discussion of the classification of the injury, the non-operative treatments available, and the indications for surgical treatment. Concise, step-by-step descriptions of surgical techniques are supplemented by carefully edited videos of surgical procedures on four accompanying DVDs, containing over 18 hours of video footage. Highlights of the book:Tips and Tricks summarize key points of each procedure for rapid review in preparation for surgeryExam Pearls describe injuries, incidence, indications for surgery, and possible complications and are ideal for board preparation More than 1,400 photographs, radiographs, and drawings illustrate techniques New Techniques sections cover the latest innovations for surgical managementA separate table of contents for the four DVDs and shaded text boxes throughout the book enable convenient book-to-video referenceHighlights of the DVDs:Narrated videos of entire surgical procedures provide a window into the operating room--an invaluable resource for residents and general orthopedic surgeons who do not perform trauma procedures regularlyCoverage of state-of-the-art techniques such as locked plating, minimally invasive fracture fixation, advanced intramedullary nailing strategies, staged reconstruction of periarticular fractures, new techniques for hip hemiarthroplasty, surgical management of knee dislocation, including double bundle ACL and PCL knee reconstruction, and the use of temporary postoperative hinged external fixationEach DVD has been professionally produced and features high-quality audio, special effects, and multiple camera angles for each procedureAuthoritative and comprehensive in its scope, this landmark text will be an invaluable asset in libraries of all orthopedic surgeons, residents, or specialists seeking a comprehensive and didactic reference.
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