· Guides the reader through the total management of the patient, including
· Written by recognized international authorities
· Didactic style appropriate for those preparing for examinations
· Abundant illustrations highlighting the essentials of each clinical scenario
This important reference textbook covers the surgical management of all major orthopaedic and traumatological conditions. The book will act as the major source of education and guidance in surgical practice for surgeons and trainees, especially those preparing for higher surgical examinations and the Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology examinations within and beyond Europe. The emphasis throughout is on the application of current knowledge and research to technical problems, how to avoid operative problems, and how to salvage complications if they occur. The didactic text is complemented by abundant illustrations that highlight the essentials of each clinical scenario. The authors are all recognized international authorities active at congresses and workshops as well as in universities and hospitals across the world.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Complication - Fracture - Surgical Management - Trauma - Tumor
Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics
Table of Contents
General Orthopaedics and Traumatology.- Spine.- Shoulder.- Arm, Elbow and Forearm.- Wrist and Hand.- Pelvis and Hip.- Femur and Knee.- Foot and Ankle.- Tumours.- Paediatrics.
George Bentley, DSc, MB, ChB, ChM, FRCS, FRCSE, F.Med.Sci, is Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics at University College London and Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust. For many years he was Director and Professor of Orthopaedics at the University Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Orthopaedics, University College London, and Director of Clinical Studies at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London. During his long career, Professor Bentley has received numerous honours and acted as visiting professor to major institutions in the United States and elsewhere. He is a Past President of EFORT, the British Orthopaedic Research Society and the British Orthopaedic Association, and he has been President of the Seddon Society since 1991. In 1994 he became a “Membre d’Honneur” of the Société Francaise de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique. Professor Bentley has been European Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Arthroplasty since 2001 and has been a member of and advisor to the editorial boards of many other prestigious journals. In 2009 he became an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.