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Title Osteoarthritis : diagnosis and medical/surgical management / Roland W. Moskowitz [and others]
Edition 4th ed
Published [Philadelphia] : [Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins], ©2007


Description 1 online resource (volumes) : illustrations
Contents Section I. Basic considerations -- section II. General aspects of diagnosis -- section III. General aspects of management -- section IV. Surgical considerations in osteoarthritis
Summary Comprehensive clinical reference on osteoarthritis. Chapters review current information on the epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, and pathology of osteoarthritis, the biochemistry and molecular and cell biology of articular cartilage, and experimental models of osteoarthritis. Major sections focus on clinical presentations, roentgenologic and laboratory diagnosis, and treatment, including pharmacologic treatment, intra-articular therapy, surgery, arthroscopy, and complementary and alternative medicine. The authors discuss the indications, outcomes, and complications of various orthopaedic procedures. Chapters present orthopaedic approaches to osteoarthritis of various joints: the shoulder, hand, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, foot, ankle, and cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine
Notes Also issued in print
Title from title screen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Osteoarthritis.
Form Electronic book
Author Moskowitz, Roland W.
ISBN 0781767075