McRae’s Elective Orthopaedics International Edition,
Edition 7
By Paul Jenkins, MBChB MD FRCSEd(Tr & Orth) MFSTEd, David W. Shields, MBChB DipMedEd MSc PhD FRCSEd(Tr & Orth) and Timothy O White, BMedSci, MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD

Publication Date: 31 Oct 2022

This new must-have text is a companion to McRae's Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management, extending this much-loved family of reference guides to cover the entire range of modern orthopaedic trauma and elective practice.

McRae’s Elective Orthopaedics is both an examination manual and a text on orthopaedic pathology. It offers a unique combination of subject matter and instructive illustrations in the tradition original author, Ronald McRae, to convey economically and effectively essential information for examination and management of the orthopaedic patient.

This book is organised into two parts. The first covers the relevant applied clinical sciences, and the second adopts a regional approach to the description of individual diseases and their non-operative or operative management. It is suitable for junior orthopaedic surgical trainees as well as other health professionals who encounter patients with musculoskeletal illnesses.

Key Features

  • This book is organised into two parts:
    • the first part covers the relevant applied clinical sciences.
    • the second part adopts a regional approach; in each region the individual diseases are described, along with non-operative and operative management.

  • There are special boxes highlighting important clinical examination pearls and surgical techniques.
About the author
By Paul Jenkins, MBChB MD FRCSEd(Tr & Orth) MFSTEd, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon; Clinical Director – Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow; David W. Shields, MBChB DipMedEd MSc PhD FRCSEd(Tr & Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon,Queen Elizabeth University Hospital,Glasgow, UK; Timothy O White, BMedSci, MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD, Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK
Table of Contents
1 Principles of Elective Orthopaedics
Features of Osteoarthritis
Principles of Management
Inflammatory Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Investigation Techniques in Orthopaedics
Principles of Arthroplasty
Materials and Bearing Surfaces
Principles of Arthroscopy
2 Hip
Adult Manifestations of Hip Dysplasia
Hip Osteoarthritis
Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
The Painful Total Hip Replacement
Periprosthetic Hip Fracture
Hip Examination
Hip Resurfacing
3 The Knee
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Knee Replacement
Anterior Knee Pain (Patelofemoral Pain)
Patella Instability
Meniscal Tears
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Subchondral Insufficiency Fracture of the Knee
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Cartilage Defects
Patella Tendinopathy
Knee Examination
4 Foot & Ankle
First Ray Disorders
Hallux Valgus
Hallux Varus
Hallux Rigidus
Lesser Toe Deformity
Freiberg Disease
Morton's Neuroma
Ankle Disorders
Chronic Ankle Instability
Osteochondral Defect
Ankle Arthritis
Hindfoot and Midfoot Arthritis
Hindfoot Arthritis
Midfoot Arthritis
Foot Deformity
Pes Planovalgus
Pes Cavovarus
Disorders of Tendons and Fascia
Achilles Tendinopathy
Plantar Fasciitis
The Diabetic Foot
Diabetic Foot Screening
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Charcot Arthropathy
Clinical Examination of the Foot and Ankle
5 The Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
Calcific Tendonitis
Shoulder Instability
Frozen Shoulder
Arthritis Around the Shoulder
Acromioclavicular Joint Osteoarthritis
Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis
Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
Inflammatory Arthritis of the Shoulder
Shoulder Arthroplasty
6 The Elbow
The Stiff Elbow
Elbow Osteoarthritis
Inflammatory Arthropathy of the Elbow
Neuropathy Around the Elbow
Tendinopathy Around the Elbow
Elbow Instability
Examination of the Elbow
7 The Hand
Trigger Finger
Dupuytren's Disease
The Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist
Osteoarthritis of the Hand and Wrist
Examination of the Hand
8 Spine
Back Pain
Mechanical Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Lumbar Spine Stenosis
Neck Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Inflammatory Arthritis of the Spine
Spinal Infection: Spondylodiscitis
Spinal Malignancy
Clinical Examination of the Spine
9 Oncology
Bone Tumours – General Principles
The Spectrum
Soft Tissue Tumours – General Principles
Haematological Tumours
Metastatic Disease
Surgical Techniques
10 Paediatric Orthopaedics
Hip Disorders in Childhood
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Perthes (Legg–Calvé–Perthes) Disease
The Limping Child and Infection
Paediatric Foot Conditions
Clubfoot: Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
The Calcaneovalgus Foot
Tarsal Coalition
Metatarsus Adductus
Painful Heel: Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's)
Cerebral Palsy
Paediatric Knee
Book details
ISBN: 9780702081040
Page Count: 496
Illustrations : Approx. 525 illustrations (350 in full color)
Retail Price : £24.99
  • Trainees in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associated healthcare professionals with extended roles, such as physiotherapists and nurse practitioners.