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The purpose of this book is to cater for the students of medicine, at all levels, who
wish for a simple groundwork on Orthopaedics. It also attempts to educate, in a
format acceptable, the lay public who has an interest in Orthopaedics. The common
conditions of musculoskeletal system are discussed in full. Emphasis is placed
on minor technical procedures and the principles of the more complicated once
discussed. The last chapter is on outcome measures in orthopaedics; this is the
most important factor in assessment of any medical management.
Other specific areas covered are
Biology of elements of the musculoskeletal system
Evaluation of the Orthopaedic patient
Casts and splints
Injuries of the upper limb
Fractures and dislocations in the limb
Fractures in children
Management of Disorder of joints
Management of non osseous musculoskeletal structures
Principles of limb ablatio
Outcomes in musculoskeletal orthopaedic care