Fully updated and enhanced, this popular Lange book provides the most current, high-yield information available on orthopedic disorders and diseases
Packed with 500 images and meticulously organized for high-impact learning, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Orthopedics, Sixth Edition emphasizes the major diagnostic features of musculoskeletal disease states, the nature of the diseases, the workup required for diagnosis, and all treatment options. It includes pathophysiology, epidemiology, and laboratory and imaging studies to help readers accurate diagnose patients and fully understand treatments. Chapters cover general considerations and imaging in surgery; musculoskeletal trauma, adult reconstructive, hand, foot, ankle, and pediatric surgery; sports medicine; spinal disorders, diseases, and injuries; musculoskeletal oncology; amputations; and rehabilitation and geriatric medicine.
Perfect for surgical and emergency medicine residents, orthopedic surgery fellows, internal medicine and family practitioners, medical students, PAs, and nurse practitioner students, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Orthopedics, Sixth Edition provides the knowledge and insights you need to deliver safe, effective treatment to every patient. Features a new chapter on imaging in orthopedics.
About the Author
Dr. Patrick J. McMahon is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Division of Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery. He is also Physician Consultant/Attending Physician at the V.A. Medical Center, Pittsburgh and Assistant Team Physician (Football) for Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
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