Essentials of Clinical Orthopedics

This book is a concise overview of clinical orthopaedics for trainees, covering common problems that may be encountered in daily practice including ligament injuries, obesity, bandaging techniques and prevention of low backache. Each section is presented in a logical format, beginning with the epidemiology and pathophysiology, then the signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis and treatment for different diseases and disorders. Key points * Concise overview of clinical orthopaedics * Covers common problems encountered in daily practice * Logical, sequential format * Includes more than 160 images and illustrations