Bedside Clinics in Orthopedics (Ward Round and Tables)

by Upendra Kumar

The aim of this book is to focus on the bedside clinics in orthopedics. Orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. The practical examination is a clinical examination starting from bedside manners to history taking, eliciting clinical signs and making a clinical differential diagnosis. The book is divided into eight sections that include ward round, table of instruments and implants, table of orthopedic radiographs, table of orthosis and prosthesis, bone, joint model and specimen, orthopedic surgical approaches, operation theater and sterilization, and glorious history of orthopedics. Each section has been broken into multiple subject titles, and each subject title is given a theoretical knowledge, practical application with rationale. It consists of 60 chapters which includes casting materials and orthopedic casts, dressing material, orthopedic strappings, tourniquet and Esmarch’s bandage, bone cutting and related instruments, bone piercing instruments and screwdrivers, SS-wire and k-wire handling instruments, key instruments for spine surgery, pins, wires and tension band wiring, orthopedic plating, orthopedic nailing, radiographs of fracture, radiographs of tumor, orthosis, spinal orthosis, shoulder and arm, forearm, wrist and hand and principles of sterilization. This book is very useful for all orthopedic trainees and also a guide for practicing orthopedic surgeons.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Kumar Upendra Guru Gobind Singh Government Hospital, New Delhi, India
Government Medical College, Bettiah, Bihar, India
ISBN 9789386150189
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13025
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 428
Book Type Professional


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