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Handbook of Fractures by John A. Elstrom, Walter Virkus, Arsen M. Pankovich


Handbook of Fractures by John A. Elstrom, Walter Virkus, Arsen M. Pankovich

Written by leading orthopedic surgeons, this superbly illustrated pocket guide helps you expertly diagnose, classify, and, most importantly, manage every type of fracture and ligamentous injury commonly seen in clinical practice. Organized by anatomic region and packed with high-quality line drawings and x-rays illustrating diagnostic and management procedures, this invaluable guide covers:Anatomy surrounding the fracture Diagnosis with physical and radiographic findings Differentiation of mechanisms of injury Fracture classification Indications for operative treatment Description of potential surgical options Expected outcome Management of late complications Summaries and reflections

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John A. Elstrom, MD Associate Professor University of Illinois Chicago, IL

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15th August 2005


John A. Elstrom, Walter Virkus, Arsen M. Pankovich

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McGraw-Hill Medical an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


400 pages


Clinical & internal medicine



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