Part of the new Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics series, this new resource provides concise and practical coverage of the most essential knowledge in orthopaedics and sports medicine for infants and children. It opens with a review of the differences between the pediatric and adult skeletons, and continues with a chapter cover¬ing physical examination techniques for pediatric patients. The book then explores a broad range of individual orthopaedic problems and disorders. Abundant tables, algorithms, and specially designed diagrams assist readers in mastering key concepts quickly and efficiently.
Covers all areas of pediatric orthopaedics, including upper and lower extremity disorders, injuries, and deformities
By John P. Dormans, MD, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
"Dormans summarizes essential knowledge on pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine in a detailed outline style featuring numerous headings and bullet points, as well as b&w photos and medical images on almost every page and imaging tips..."-Book News, Inc.