Classification and Diagnosis in Orthopaedic Trauma

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 6, 2008 - Medical
A highly illustrated book providing concise yet comprehensive information on fracture classification and management. The text has been developed according to the requirements of orthopaedic surgeons in training. The first section covers general principles such as terminology and dealing with multiple trauma; following sections take the reader systematically through regions of the body and the various possible fractures, covering diagnosis, treatment and healing in each case. Definitive information on the ever-disputed issue of classification of musculoskeletal injuries is provided throughout. An effective reference book for the clinic, this book is also an indispensable tool for trainees in orthopaedic and emergency medicine and orthopaedic nurses.

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About the author (2008)

Rahij Anwar is a Specialist Registrar in the Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics at Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells.

Kenneth Tuson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Associate Medical Director for Surgical Services with the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Shah Alam Khan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

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