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Dr. James D. Heckman has worked with leading experts in the field to bring to you an integral source of information covering orthopedic trauma, sports medicine, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle injuries, the spine, tumors, and infections. Current Orthopedic Diagnosis and Treatment allows the clinician to find quick confirmation of the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of orthopedic ailments and breaks down each topic into an accommodating two-page layout. On the left page physicians can easily locate diagnostic information including the condition’s history, physical findings, imaging and laboratory studies, and complications, as well as differential diagnosis, etiology and epidemiology. Treatment information on the right page allows the reader to promptly analyze both surgical and nonsurgical options, exercise and activity modification, prognosis, and follow-up management. This one-of-a-kind format provides quick understanding and utilization of appropriate treatment to musculoskeletal conditions and if necessary, allows for the appropriate referral to an orthopedic surgeon.
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