Statistics. Genetics. Skeletal embryology. Orthopaedic pharmacology. Inflammation and infection .Imaging techniques .Orthopaedic oncology. Ligament and tendon. Meniscus. Articular cartilage. Nerve. Skeletal muscle. Basics of bone. Bone injury, healing and grafting. Intervertebral disc. Basic concepts in biomechanics. Biomaterial behaviour. Biomaterials. Hip biomechanics. Knee biomechanics. Spine biomechanics. Shoulder and elbow biomechanics. Biomechanics of the wrist and hand. Biomechanics of the foot and ankle. Friction, corrosion, lubrication and wear. Gait. Prosthetics. Orthotics. Inside the operating theatre.
Edited by: Manoj Ramachandran MBBS(Hons) MRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr&Orth), Consultant Paediatric & Young Adult Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts NHS Trust, London, UK Consultant Editors: Deborah Eastwood, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon; Dishen Singh, Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon; John Skinner, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, RNOH, Stanmore UK
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