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5th Edition

Apley and Solomon’s Concise System of Orthopaedics and Trauma

ISBN 9780367198770
Published December 9, 2021 by CRC Press
762 Pages 1400 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Apley & Solomon's Concise System of Orthopaedics and Trauma is firmly established as the leading introductory textbook of orthopaedic practice and the principles of fracture and trauma management. Praised in previous editions for the systematic approach, balanced content and easy-to-read style, this fifth edition has been brought fully up to date under the direction of the new and distinguished authorial team, while remaining true to the teaching principles of Alan Apley and his successor Louis Solomon.

Key features:

Focused on diseases and clinical signs with additional detail on anatomy where appropriate

International – enhanced coverage of 'global orthopaedics' reflect the changing pattern of musculoskeletal disease and trauma around the world

Relevant provides helpful guidance on simple procedures without unnecessary operative detail

Readable – increased emphasis on concise presentation

Current – updates reflect developments in molecular biology, genetics and imaging technology

This fifth edition remains the first choice for medical students, trainee surgeons and other health professionals seeking a convenient introduction to this large and complex subject and is a natural precursor to the more detailed coverage offered by its larger parent, Apley & Solomon's System of Orthopaedics and Trauma.

Table of Contents

Part One- General Orthopaedics
1. Diagnosis in orthopaedics
2. Infection
3. Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
4. Crystal deposition disorders
5. Osteoarthritis
6. Osteonecrosis and osteochondritis
7. Metabolic and endocrine bone disorders
8. Genetic disorders, skeletal dysplasias and malformations
9. Tumours
10. Neuromuscular disorders
11. Peripheral nerve injuries
12. Orthopaedic operations

Part Two- Regional Orthopaedics
13. The shoulder and pectoral girdle
14. The elbow
15. The wrist
16. The hand
17. The neck
18. The back
19. The hip
20. The knee
21. The ankle and foot

Part Three- Trauma
22. The management of major injuries
23. Principles of fractures
24. Injuries of the shoulder and upper arm
25. Injuries of the elbow & forearm
26. Injuries of the wrist
27. Injuries of the hand
28. Injuries of the spine
29. Injuries of the pelvis
30. Injuries of the hip and femur
31. Injuries of the knee and leg
32. Injuries of the ankle and foot

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David Warwick DM MD BM FRCS FRCS(Orth) Eur Dip Hand Surg is Honorary Professor and Consultant Hand Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, UK

Ashley Blom MBChB MD PhD FRCS(Tr&Orth) FMedSci is Head of Bristol Medical School & Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Michael Whitehouse PhD MSc(Orth Eng) BSc(Hons) PGCert(TLHE) FRCS(Tr&Ortho) FHEA is Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Bristol Medical School and North Bristol NHS Trust, Musculoskeletal Research Unit, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK


'Very nice edition. Flipping through the book with pleasure. Useful support for the lecturer and students.' Alexander Zolotov, Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon, Far East Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia