The Musculoskeletal System, Systems of the Body Series, 2nd Edition

The Musculoskeletal System

2nd Edition Systems of the Body Series

By Philip Sambrook, OAM, MBBS, MD, LLB, FRACP, Florance and Cope Professor of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia; Leslie Schrieber, MD, FRACP, Associate Professor, Department of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia; Thomas Taylor, DPhil, FRACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), Emeritus Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia and Andrew Ellis, MBBS(UNSW), FRACS(Orth), FAOrthA, RAAMC, Senior Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia


Rheumatoid arthrits and the hand. Soft tissue rheumatic disease involving the shoulder and elbow. Nerve compression syndromes. Back pain. Bone structure and function in normal and disease states. Articular cartilidge in health and disease. Crystal arthropathies and the ankle. Disorders of skeletal muscle. Autoimmunity and the musculoskeletal system. Trauma and the musculoskeletal system. Infection and the musculosketal system.