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A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 8th Edition
Fred R. T. Nelson, MD, FAAOS and Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt
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.
with new terms provided by contributors who are orthopaedic researchers from across the country and whose expertise provides current information on terminology and procedures.
Understandable to the lay reader and the professional with new illustrations, formatting, and tables clarifying disease processes.
Confer on the go with an easy-to-carry pocket size and online access to the complete text on Expert Consult, which also includes an enhanced eBook version at no extra cost!
Understand basic science terms
as they relate to clinically relevant issues.
Clarifies terms used in injury and insurance claims with immediately neighboring relative terms.
Find information quickly with chapters organized by topic for easy reference.
By Fred R. T. Nelson, MD, FAAOS, Emeritus, Orthopaedics, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
and Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt, Formerly Writer-Editor, Medical-Dental Publications, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Naval Medical Center; Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
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