A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology

A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology

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In its 38th year, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology has been a companion reference for anyone who needs the most up-to-date terms, acronyms, and codes terms relating to clinical orthopaedics and research. Portable and easily accessible, this authoritative compilation categorizes and cross-references terms to enable those unfamiliar with orthopaedics to locate a term in its proper context. Unlike a traditional A-Z dictionary format, terms are organized by topic-facilitating faster search results with related terms appearing on the same or immediately adjacent page. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader. Understand basic science terms as they relate to clinically relevant issues. Clarifies terms used in injury and insurance claims with immediately neighboring relative terms. Find information quickly with chapters organized by topic for easy reference. Stay abreast of the latest terminology with new terms provided by contributors who are orthopaedic researchers from across the country and whose expertise provides current information on terminology and procedures. Understandable to the lay reader and the professional with new illustrations, formatting, and tables clarifying disease processes. Confer on the go with an easy-to-carry pocket size and online access to the complete text on Expert Consult, which also includes an enhanced eBook version at no extra cost!For specific anatomic locations, the following terms are commonly used. apophyseal f. ... tearing away of a part; a fragmentation of bone where the pull of a strong ligamentous or ten- dinous attachment tends to forcibly pull the frag- ment awayanbsp;...

Title:A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology
Author:Fred R. T. Nelson, Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-08-16


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