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Principles of plate and screw osteosynthesis

Glenn Clewer and John McMaster

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/9780199550647.003.012012

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Principles of plate and screw osteosynthesis

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Fixation using plates and screws requires an understanding of basic principles rather than simple pattern recognition

Although plates and screws are simple mechanical devices their correct application requires good technique.

Chapter.  4170 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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