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Hand Secrets: (Secrets)by Peter J. L. Jebson
Synopses & Reviews
The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in hand surgery help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. Readers will still find all of the features they rely on the Secret Series® for-a question- and -answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise, in practice or while preparing for the hand surgery boards, this 3rd Edition has the answers-in print and online. Features Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts. Covers all of today's most common conditions and their treatment. What's New Presents a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice. Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability. Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes. Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.
Book News Annotation:
In this study guide, Jebson (elbow, hand, and microsurgery, U. of Michigan Medical Center) and Kasdan (plastic and reconstructive surgery, U. of Louisville, and preventive medicine and environmental health, U. of Kentucky Medical Center) present 46 chapters on hand surgery by practitioners and specialists in the US. All chapters are in a question and answer format. They cover hand and wrist anatomy, biomechanics, physical examination, anesthesia, imaging, arthritis, tendinitis, infections, frostbite, burns, microsurgery, therapy, legal aspects, occupational injuries, and other diseases, tumors, syndromes, and injuries. This edition has a new layout, a list of the top 100 secrets to remember, is more compact, and has a brief list of useful websites. The book is meant for those in orthopedics and surgery, medical students, and residents. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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