9781556429897

Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedics

  • ISBN 13:

    9781556429897

  • ISBN 10:

    1556429894

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/15/2012
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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Summary

The Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsby Dr. Antonia Chen is a portable, all-in-one, orthopedic resource for anyone who works with orthopedic patients. This pocket-size book focuses on commonly used orthopedic terms and definitions, with over 2,200 defined words - including anatomic terms and medical root terminology. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsalso includes 25 in-depth appendices on a variety of orthopedic related topics such as imaging modalities, medication references for analgesia, antibiotics, and anticoagulation. Additionally, orthopedic eponyms, acronyms, and abbreviations are defined and described in detail. The anatomy of muscles, bones, and nerves, and vessels are described in detail, as well as the aspiration and injection of common joints. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedics also covers common fracture classifications along with the appropriate splinting, bracing, or casting technique. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsprovides an important, at your fingertips guide for anyone who works with orthopedic patients, including orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, medical students, physical therapists, athletic trainers, occupational therapists, and nurse practitioners.

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