The Musculoskeletal System

The Musculoskeletal System Systems of the Body SeriesEdition 2

Editors: Edited by Philip Sambrook, OAM, MD, FRACP, Leslie Schrieber, MD, FRACP, Thomas K. F Taylor, DPhil, FRACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed) and Andrew Ellis, MBBS(UNSW), FRACS(Orth), FAOrthA, RAAMC
ISBN: 9780702033773
Publication Date : Feb 5, 2010
Page Count: 174
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description
This is an integrated textbook on the musculoskeletal system, covering the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the system, all presented in a clinically relevant context appropriate for the first two years of the medical student course.

Key Features

  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.

  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.

  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.

  • There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.
  • About the Editor
    Edited by Philip Sambrook, OAM, MD, FRACP, Florance and Cope Professor of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia Professor of Rheumatology; Leslie Schrieber, MD, FRACP, Associate Professor, Department of Rheumatology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia Associate Professor in Medicine; Thomas K. F 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, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonard's, Sydney, Australia
    Table of Contents
    Rheumatoid arthritis 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 cartilage 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 musculoskeletal system.