The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics is a pocket-sized, easy-to-understand introduction into the field of orthopedics. Written with the nonphysician in mind, The Little Ortho Book provides the basics of orthopedics for residents, medical students, front office staff, and industry sales force.
Dr. Antonia F. Chen takes complicated orthopedic terms and conditions and explains them in ways that are understandable to all. By focusing on common orthopedic diagnoses and relevant anatomy, The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics answers the questions that arise from orthopedic conditions in user-friendly language that is understandable to everyone.
Portable and handy and supplemented with images and diagrams, this conversational-style book packs a big punch!
What Is Inside:
• Descriptions of joint biomechanics and bone and muscle composition
• Commonly performed exams are explained with a description of the condition being tested
• Sports injuries, fractures, arthritis, and orthopedic conditions in children
• Description of medications that are commonly prescribed in orthopedics
• Commonly performed orthopedic surgeries, including indications for surgery and descriptions of the procedures performed – all described in simplistic detail
The Little Ortho Book: The Bare Bones of Orthopedics is an easy-to-read resource for a wide variety of audiences who work in the orthopedic industry or with orthopedic patients, but isn’t an orthopedic surgeon.
About the Author
Chapter 1 Bones, Bones, Bones
Chapter 2 Help! I Pulled a Muscle!
Chapter 3 Joint Commission
Chapter 4 Back to the Basics
Chapter 5 Skin and Bones
Chapter 6 Dry Bones
Chapter 7 Bad to the Bone
Chapter 8 Little Bones
Chapter 9 Bones and Groans
Chapter 10 Bone to Pick
About the Editors
Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, received her bachelor’s of science from Yale University. She then received her medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson, where she graduated with Distinction in Research and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Antonia also received her master of business administration from Rutgers Business School, and graduated as a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She is currently an orthopedic resident at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to clinical duties, her research interests are in arthroplasty and she has delivered many podium presentations and posters on the national stage. Antonia has also received numerous awards during residency, including the Jacquelin Perry, MD, Resident Research Award for clinical research; the Jeannette Wilkins Award for basic science research; and the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. She has served as a resident liaison for the membership committee in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Antonia hopes to pursue a rewarding career as an academic arthroplasty surgeon.