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Adams's Outline of Fractures, 12th Edition

Author :
By David L. Hamblen, PhD, DSc, FRCS(Edinburgh, England, Glasgow) and Hamish Simpson, DM(Oxon), FRCS(Ed & England)
The new edition of the now classic Adam's Outline of Fractures - prepared by authors working in the UK - has been updated to include the latest conservative and surgical approaches to the management of fractures. Suitable for medical undergraduates ...view more
The new edition of the now classic Adam's Outline of Fractures - prepared by authors working in the UK - has been updated to include the latest conservative and surgical approaches to the management of fractures. Suitable for medical undergraduates and trainee surgeons, as well as nurses and physiotherapists working in trauma services, this classic text continues to offer a sound basis for the safe and effective management of musculoskeletal injuries.
ISBN :
9780443102974
Publication Date :
23-04-2007
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The new edition of the now classic Adam's Outline of Fractures - prepared by authors working in the UK - has been updated to include the latest conservative and surgical approaches to the management of fractures. Suitable for medical undergraduates and trainee surgeons, as well as nurses and physiotherapists working in trauma services, this classic text continues to offer a sound basis for the safe and effective management of musculoskeletal injuries.

New to this edition
  • New author line-up
  • Clear new page format, using two-colour design
  • Extended artwork programme, now including two-colour line artworks, new radiographs, MRI and CT scans
  • Enhanced anatomical classification system
  • Advances in cell biology and molecular genetics
  • New chapter on osteoporosis, including fracture treatment in the elderly

Key Features
  • New edition of highly praised book with an established reputation
  • Well known for its clear writing style and logical classification of fractures
  • Basics of treatment are summarised in a useful appendix for quick reference and revision
  • Provides up-to-date surgical therapies as well as conservative treatment options

Author Information
By David L. Hamblen, PhD, DSc, FRCS(Edinburgh, England, Glasgow), Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Glasgow, Visiting Professor, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK and Hamish Simpson, DM(Oxon), FRCS(Ed & England), Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma, University of Edinburgh, UK