This sequence presents the fundamental
principles of muscle physiology and clinical problems of abnormal muscle
physiology. Students learn to understand the processes involved in development
of the musculoskeletal system and commonly encountered developmental
In this little book the
attempt is made to present Orthopedic Surgery in a simple way to the student and
practitioner by re-arranging the subject so that the deformities which fall to
the orthopedist are grouped both etiologically and chronologically.
focus of this lecture note is to familiarize the student with the mechanical
considerations underlying the broad range of implants currently used in the
practice of orthopaedic surgery. Particular emphasis will be placed upon
understanding the biomechanical factors involved in device design.
This guide provides much needed information on bone
health, an often overlooked aspect of physical health. This report follows in
the tradition of previous Surgeon Generalsí reports by identifying the relevant
scientific data, rigorously evaluating and summarizing the evidence, and
determining conclusions. Major topics covered includes: What Is Bone Health?,
The Basics of Bone in Health and Disease, Diseases of Bone, The Frequency of
Bone Disease, The Burden of Bone Disease, What Can Individuals Do to Improve
Their Bone Health, Lifestyle Approaches to Promote Bone Health, What Can Health
Systems and Population-based Approaches Do to Promote Bone Health.
Author(s): National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S.
National Library of Medicine
This book is written as a text-book
for students and as a ready-reference book for general practitioners. Special
stress is laid upon early diagnosis, and, instead of giving in detail every
method of treatment that has ever been employed, only such methods are given as
in the writer's experience have yielded the best results.