A masterful combination of classification and fracture care practical, well-illustrated and a great companion to orthopedic surgeons and traineesan essential reference book Wade Smith, MD, FACS, Chief of Orthopedic Trauma and Director of Orthopedic Surgery, Geisinger Health Systems, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA (from the Foreword). One of the most extensive fracture classification studies ever compiled, Clinical Epidemiology of Orthopedic Trauma comprehensively explores the distribution of fracture patterns in clinical practice. It is based on an in-depth review of more than 65,000 fractures in 60,000 patients at a leading international trauma center, with each fracture classified according to the widely accepted AO/OTA system for immediate recognition and analysis. Not only will readers get a full statistical overview of fracture location, segment, and type, but they will also learn key demographic data such as age, gender, incidence rate, and more.

Key Features:-

  • More than 2,000 anatomic diagrams, illustrations, and x-rays that clearly demonstrate how the AO/OTA
  • Easy-to-follow, standardized chapters that cover accepted classifications and nomenclature, anatomy,
  • Multi-colored pie charts and bar graphs that make statistical information accessible and user-friend
  • Numerous case examples reflecting the authors depth and breadth of experience

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012