Textbook of Orthopedics (Includes Clinical Examination Methods in Orthopedics)

by John Ebnezar, Rakesh John

This book gives the brief description on the “orthopedics”. Orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. This book comprises eight sections which describes traumatology, regional traumatology, nontraumatic orthopedic disorders, common back problems, general orthopedics, geriatric orthopedics, common surgical techniques and miscellaneous, including a total of 67 chapters. Autobiographical anatomy, good illustrative diagrams and good flowcharts to convey the ideas effectively enhance the value of the book. This book has been widely appreciated for columns like quick facts, vital facts, flowcharts, points to ponder, mnemonics, etc. The chapter on low backache is written to educate the students about their back. It is a common problem which every student needs to know irrespective of the subject of interest in future. Section on “clinical examination methods in orthopedics” continues to be offered as a free supplement with this edition which describes examination of a bony swelling, shoulder joint, elbow joint, wrist joint, hip joint, knee joint, sacroiliac joint and spine joint. The practical approach and suggestions given in this book will also help the students in their preparations for the examination.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ebnezar John
Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Parimala Health Care Services, An ISO 9001:2000 Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Parimala Hospital, Bilekahalli, Near Iimb, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Parimala Health Care Services, Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Dr John’s Orthopedic Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Victoria Hospital, Bangalore Medical College
Parimala Health Care Services, An ISO 9001:2000 hospital Bengaluru
Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka; Department of Orthopaedics, Victoria Hospital attached to Bangalore Medical College; The Karnataka Orthopaedic Academy ®; The Physically Handicapped and Paraplegic Charitable Trust of Karnataka ®; Parimala Hospital and Research Centre, Apoorva Hospital and Research Centre, Bangalore; Hosmat and Ramakrishna Nursing Home, Bangalore
2. John Rakesh Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
PGI, Chandigarh, India
ISBN 9789386056689
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13033
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 970
Book Type Textbook


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