Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine
Authors: Christopher M. Bono, MD, and Andrew J. Schoenfeld, MD, MSc
Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine was written to provide information needed by residents and fellows during spine surgery rotations. The book, authored by established leaders and pioneers in the field, gives a practical understanding of treatment options for an array of spinal problems and covers every key aspect of spine surgery.
The most up-to-date information is used to explain a wide range of relevant topics, such as examination and diagnostics, nonsurgical treatments, surgical interventions, biomechanics and outcomes assessment. Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine also discusses a variety of specific disorders, including trauma, infections, tumors, sports injuries and osteoporosis. Information presented in the text is intended to be succinct, yet thorough, and is supported by ample illustrations, algorithms, bulleted lists, charts and tables.
An interactive e-book edition of Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine is available with the print edition, and can be downloaded to a mobile device or accessed online. The e-book includes several useful features, including a highlighting tool, note-taking capabilities, and cross-linked pages and references.