Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition
This Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition book provides a general overview of the most common
orthopedic problems encountered onwards and in clinics. It is not an exhaustive tome but will furnish the reader with essential facts on which to base further reading. It is also suitable as a revision guide for medical school finals.
Orthopaedics is a fascinating and hugely varied specialty.
The patients range from newborn infants to the elderly. The pathologies vary from minor aches and pains to life‐threatening trauma. Orthopaedic operations are hands‐on procedures, combining knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics. Working as a junior doctor in orthopedics should be one of the best jobs of the foundation years: there is something for everyone.
Those leaning towards a future in general medicine will enjoy managing the many medical conditions encountered on the ward, while those looking to a career as a GP will have the opportunity to learn about the multiple musculoskeletal injuries that we treat. Finally, those intending to pursue a career as a surgeon will have the opportunity to acquire surgical skills in theatre.
This Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition book Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition aimed at senior medical students and foundation doctors, though those in other professions such as nurses, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists will find it helpful. The author would suggest that foundation doctors spend around 15 minutes on each chapter, and read two every day. By the end of the first month, you will have read the whole book and have a good understanding of the primary conditions you are likely to encounter.The author has followed the proven at a Glance format: full‐page illustrations are paired with concise text.
Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition content
There are six sections: basic sciences; adult orthopedics; pediatric orthopedics; trauma; apart for a junior doctor in orthopedics and finally a simple guide to performing a selected range of practical procedures. The last two sections are unique and will be helpful to those starting out in clinical orthopedics. The author has tried to use as many X‐rays as possible throughout, all taken from real patients with genuine problems.
The online material consists of multiple‐choice questions and case studies, which will help reinforce knowledge.The author hopes that this Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance 1st edition book fuels your interest in orthopedics and enables you to deliver compassionate care to your patients.