Chapter

Injury and repair

Parminder J. Singh and Rohit Kotnis

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.0004

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Injury and repair

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Types of injury—traumatic and overuse

Importance of determining the energy involved in an injury

The relevance of mechanical load curves

Types of fracture healing—how and why they occur

Healing in articular cartilage, tendon, ligaments, peripheral nerves, and brain tissues.

Chapter.  9490 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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