Handbook of Orthopaedic Terminology provides 145 orthopedic terms for describing fractures and operative techniques, as well as 163 drawings depicting examples of common and uncommon fractures and their treatment (including prostheses). The material is divided into anatomical areas of interest and includes the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, ankle, foot, and spine. This format allows quick and easy access to terms and information. Handbook of Orthopaedic Terminology is an essential resource for helping radiologists, family practitioners, technologists, medical transcriptionists, and others communicate more effectively with orthopedic surgeons.
Table of Contents
Preface. Glossary of Fractures with Eponyms or Descriptive Terminology. Orthopaedic Terminology for Fractures and Fracture Treatment. Terminology for Joint Replacement Implants. Fractures of the Shoulder and Humerus. Fractures and Dislocations of the Elbow and Forearm. Injuries to the Wrist and Hand. Pelvis and Hip. Knee Injuries. Injuries to the Ankle. Injuries and Deformities of the Foot. Classification of Vertebral Fracture According to Mechanism of Injury. c. 168 pp., 163 illus., 6x9, 1990, ISBN 0-8493-3537-X