Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Weinstein, Stuart L.; Buckwalter, Joseph A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 85
Now in its revised, updated sixth edition, this text provides residents and medical students with a broad overview of adult and pediatric orthopaedics. Major sections focus on general and regional disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
This edition’s chapters on regional disorders have separate adult and pediatric sections and include sports medicine information and reviews of anatomy. Coverage of each disorder includes more details on treatment and prognosis. This edition also provides expanded coverage of molecular orthopaedics, biomaterials, orthotics and prosthetics, diagnosis by physical examination, commonly ordered laboratory tests, rehabilitation, biomechanics, principles of fractures, osteoporosis, overuse syndromes, and Achilles tendon rupture.