• A useful on-the-ward pocketbook for clinical medical students and Foundation doctors providing valuable on the spot coverage of all three topics • The book has a unique authorship – a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, a Professor of Rheumatology and a Foundation doctor – ensuring complete accuracy of information tailored perfectly to the needs of the trainee • The book’s user-friendly quick reference format aids rapid access to information on the busy ward • It includes a distinctive and concise chapter on anatomy, providing the perfect level of detail for the trainee • The pharmacology of commonly used drugs and a handy pharmacopoeia are also included • The book will help improve a reader’s diagnostic skills and inform about current treatment options • It is ideal for clinical placements in orthopaedics, A&E, rheumatology and general practice, as well as for revision during a musculoskeletal anatomy course.
"This book, I am sure will be a welcome addition to the pockets of medical students and junior doctors working in medicine, trauma and orthopaedics and A&E. I am sure GP trainees will also be browsing through it both in hospital corridors and GP surgeries." BMA Book Awards 2009 - judges comments
By Andrew D. Duckworth, MBChB, BSc(Hons), Foundation Doctor, Accident and Emergency Dept, St John's Hospital, Livingston, UK; Daniel Porter, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh and Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK; and Stuart H. Ralston, MD, FRCP, FMedSci, FRSE, ARC Professor of Rheumatology & Head of the School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, Molecular Medicine Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
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