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Trauma and orthopaedic surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley

in Training in Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199204755
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753145 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204755.003.0009

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Trauma and orthopaedic surgery

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This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of musculoskeletal physiology, fracture assessment, and fracture management, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely congenital and developmental conditions, the foot, the ankle, the knee, the femoral and tibial shaft, the proximal femur, the pelvis, the shoulder, the upper limb, degenerative and inflammatory arthritis, bone and joint infection, crystal arthropathies, musculoskeletal tumours, and metabolic bone conditions. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine ; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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