In its 38th year, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a companion reference for anyone who needs the most up-to-date terms, acronyms, and codes terms relating to clinical orthopaedics and research. Portable and easily accessible, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references terms to enable those unfamiliar with orthopaedics to locate a term in its proper context. Unlike a traditional A-Z dictionary format, terms are organized by topic-facilitating faster search results with related terms appearing on the same or immediately adjacent page. "...It will continue to serve as the go-to reference for individuals needing to access orthopaedic information to serve their individual audiences." Foreword by: Marc F. Swiontkowski,Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Feb 2015
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1 Classifications of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sports-Related Injuries 2 Musculoskeletal Diseases and Related Terms 3 Imaging Techniques 4 Orthopaedic Tests, Signs, and Maneuvers 5 Laboratory Evaluations 6 Casts, Splints, Dressings, and Traction 7 Prosthetics and Orthotics 8 Anatomy and Orthopaedic Surgery 9 The Spine 10 The Hand and Wrist 11 The Foot and Ankle 12 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy 13 The Research Enterprise Appendix A Orthopaedic Abbreviations Appendix B Anatomic Positions and Directions Appendix C Etymology of Orthopaedics