Churchill's Pocketbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

Churchill's Pocketbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

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


1. ANATOMY
Shoulder
Arm and elbow
Forearm, wrist and hand
Hip, thigh and knee
Leg and foot
Spine

2. HISTORY AND EXAMINATION
History taking
Wrist and hand
Elbow and forearm
Shoulder
Hip
Knee
Ankle and foot
Spine

3. INVESTIGATIONS
Basic haematological and biochemical investigations
Immunological tests
Joint aspiration and synovial fluid analysis
Radiology
Other imaging techniques

4. REGIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND TRAUMA
Shoulder and arm
Elbow and forearm
Wrist and hand
Pelvis, hip and knee
Ankle and foot
Head, neck and spine
Bone and joint infections
Bone tumours
Nerve injury

5. RHEUMATOLOGY
Rheumatoid arthritis
Seronegative spondyloarthritis
Systemic vasculitis
Connective tissue disease
Fibromyalgia
Crystal induced arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Diseases of bone

6. PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS AND RHEUMATOLOGY
Bone structure and injury
Disorders of the hip
Disorders of the knee
Disorders of the foot
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

7. INJURY CLASSIFICATION AND PERI-OPERATIVE CARE
Trauma assessment, classification and treatment
Pre-operative management
Post-operative management and complications

8. THERAPEUTICS
Analgesia
Steroids
Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs(DMARDs)
Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Gout