Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sam W. Wiesel
  • John N. Delahay

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Francis X. McGuigan
    Pages 35-73
  3. Mark W. Zawadsky, Steven C. Scherping Jr
    Pages 75-97
  4. Martin M. Malawer, Kristen L. Kellar-Graney
    Pages 99-171
  5. John N. Delahay, William C. Lauerman
    Pages 173-251
  6. John J. Klimkiewicz
    Pages 253-269
  7. William C. Lauerman, Steven C. Scherping Jr, Sam W. Wiesel
    Pages 271-322
  8. Brent B. Wiesel, Raymond M. Carroll
    Pages 323-351
  9. Scott G. Edwards, Brent B. Wiesel
    Pages 353-373
  10. Scott G. Edwards
    Pages 375-399
  11. Brian G. Evans, Mark W. Zawadsky
    Pages 401-434
  12. Brian G. Evans, Mark W. Zawadsky
    Pages 435-449
  13. Paul S. Cooper
    Pages 451-482
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 483-522

About this book


Wiesel and Delahay’s Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery, now in its fourth edition, is an ideal reference for students of the musculoskeletal system. Through its many photographs and illustrations, concise text, consistent format and breadth of scope, this book guides its readers through the basics of orthopedic surgery and common orthopedic disorders in adults and children. This edition has been completely updated with current clinical information and each chapter is focused on decision making, including algorithms based on standards and guidelines to help readers formulate both diagnostic and treatment plans. Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery, Fourth Edition is a perfect book for young surgeons, residents, students, nurses, and physician assistants to learn or review key topics in orthopedic surgery.


Orthopedic Orthopedic diagnosis Orthopedic infection Orthopedic injury Orthopedic surgery Orthopedic trauma Sports medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Sam W. Wiesel
    • 1
  • John N. Delahay
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryGeorgetown University Medical CenterWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryGeorgetown University Medical CenterWashingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-1388-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-1389-0
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