A comprehensive full-color guide to orthopedics in the primary care setting
Especially written for the primary care provider, Practical Office Orthopedics delivers outstanding full-color drawings, state-of-the-art radiographs, and a step-by-step approach to the evaluation and management of common bone and musculoskeletal complaints.
This unique text is authored by Dr. Edward (Ted) Parks, whose practical orthopedics workshops at the regional and national American College of Physicians conferences have received top ratings from primary care providers of every experience level. Common injuries to the knee, the shoulder, the hip, hand/wrist/elbow, foot/ankle, and the spine are covered in detail. Readers will find a consistent chapter template that presents information logically and facilitates treatment and learning: Physical Exam, Imaging and Other Diagnostic Studies, and Medical, Surgical and Follow-Up Treatment.
*Full-color presentation illustrates musculoskeletal anatomy and procedures in great detail
*Perfect for the generalist who does not require an exhaustive orthopedic text
*Important chapters on injection techniques, orthopedic emergencies, and fracture management
*Interesting and instructive "Sidebars" emphasize the "back stories" of the conditions presented, and make it easier to remember the material