Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Dodson, Christopher C.; Dines, David M.; Dines, Joshua S.; Walch, Gilles; Williams, Jr., Gerald R.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 90
This practical resource addresses the full scope of shoulder injury diagnosis and managemen - from anatomy and natural history, to injury classification and both surgical and nonsurgical management.
- Emphasis on current controversies allows readers to weigh opposing viewpoints and choose the best management strategy for first-time dislocators, multi-directional shoulder instability, stabilization of injuries in a contact athlete, management of SLAP tears, treatment of shoulder injuries in the elderly, and more!
- Multiple techniques are presented for key disorders allowing readers to select the most appropriate management strategy for each patient.
- Step-by-step coverage of each procedure ensures proper technique, minimizes error, optimizes results, and reduces post-surgical recovery times.
- Helpful illustrations highlight key concepts from the text.