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AuthorRatliff, A. H. C. author
TitleSelected References in Elective Orthopaedics [electronic resource] / by A. H. C. Ratliff, R. M. Atkins, D. M. Eastwood
ImprintLondon : Springer London : Imprint: Springer, 1991
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-1869-5
Descript XVIII, 204 p. 355 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

References, to the reader, are like insulin to the diabetic: when needed they are indispensable, but in excess they induce coma. Moreover, when references are simply shovelled into a text in great gobbets, it is hard to resist the suspicion that the author has not read them all, but has copied some from a previous author's list. The story is told of one author who mischievously included in his list a bogus reference to an obscure foreign journal, and gleefully noted its frequent appearance in future articles. One of the joys of this present book is that the number of references to each topic is very small. But these few have been selected with disยญ cretion and studied with care. Each group of references is followed by a critical assessment, written with balanced judgment and commendable brevity, and how refreshing it is to find authors who read much but write little. In fact, these authors have followed the pattern of the sister work, Selected References in Orthopaedic Trauma, published in 1989


CONTENT

Section 1: General Orthopaedics -- Infection -- Tumours: Primary -- Tumours: Secondary -- Metabolic Bone Disease -- Neuromuscular Disorders -- Rheumatoid Disorders -- Gout and Degenerative Osteoarthritis -- Bone Necrosis -- Bone Dysplasias -- Section 2: The Upper Limb -- Nerve Entrapment Syndromes -- The Shoulder -- The Elbow Joint -- Section 3: The Hand -- Congenital Abnormalities -- Stenosing Tenosynovitis -- Dupuytrenโ{128}{153}s Disease -- Kienbockโ{128}{153}s Disease -- Osteoarthritis - First Carpometacarpal Joint -- The Rheumatoid Hand -- Tumours -- Section 4: The Spine -- The Neck -- Lumbar Disc Disorders -- Spondylolisthesis -- Spinal Stenosis -- Scoliosis -- Scheuermannโ{128}{153}s Disease -- Tuberculosis of the Spine -- Secondary Tumours of the Spine -- Section 5: The Lower Limb -- Limb-Length Inequality -- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome -- The Hip -- The Femur -- The Knee -- The Tibia -- The Ankle -- The Foot -- Author Index


Medicine Rheumatology Orthopedics Pediatrics Traumatology Medicine & Public Health Surgical Orthopedics Traumatic Surgery Rheumatology Pediatrics



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