Netter's Orthopaedics

ISBN-10: 1929007027

ISBN-13: 9781929007028

Edition: 2002

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Description: This new compilation of Dr. Netters famous drawings includes the work of his talented successors, who faithfully uphold the Netter tradition in their skillful depiction of the latest techniques and procedures. This new atlas-quality reference provides an essential overview of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Clear and straightforward accompanying text describes the anatomy, basic science, and fundamental principles of evaluation and treatment that guide every clinical intervention. Features more than 350 informative, beautifully drawn illustrations either by, or in the style of, Frank H. Netter, MD. Provides relevant anatomy and basic science in the beginning of each chapter to lay the foundation for understanding the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of each clinical condition. Covers individual topics affecting the entire musculoskeletal system, such as arthritic disorders, fractures, rehabilitation, and nerve disorders. Organizes diagnostic and therapeutic techniques by region to help you apply management principles in practice.

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List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.40" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

Frank H. Netter was born in New York City in 1906. He studied art at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design before entering medical school at New York University, where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1931. During his student years, Dr. Netter's notebook sketches attracted the attention of the medical faculty and other physicians, allowing him to augment his income by illustrating articles and textbooks. He continued illustrating as a sideline after establishing a surgical practice in 1933, but he ultimately opted to give up his practice in favor of a full-time commitment to art. After service in the United States Army during World War II, Dr. Netter began his long collaboration with the CIBA Pharmaceutical Company (now Novartis Pharmaceuticals). This 45-year partnership resulted in the production of the extraordinary collection of medical art so familiar to physicians and other medical professionals worldwide. Icon Learning Systems acquired the Netter Collection in July 2000 and continued to update Dr. Netter's original paintings and to add newly commissioned paintings by artists trained in the style of Dr. Netter. In 2005, Elsevier Inc. purchased the Netter Collection and all publications from Icon Learning Systems. There are now over 50 publications featuring the art of Dr. Netter available through Elsevier Inc. Dr. Netter's works are among the finest examples of the use of illustration in the teaching of medical concepts. The 13-book Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations, which includes the greater part of the more than 20,000 paintings created by Dr. Netter, became and remains one of the most famous medical works ever published. The Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy, first published in 1989, presents the anatomic paintings from the Netter Collection. Now translated into 16 languages, it is the anatomy atlas of choice among medical and health professions students the world over. The Netter illustrations are appreciated not only for their aesthetic qualities, but, more importantly, for their intellectual content. As Dr. Netter wrote in 1949 "clarification of a subject is the aim and goal of illustration. No matter how beautifully painted, how delicately and subtly rendered a subject may be, it is of little value as a medical illustration if it does not serve to make clear some medical point." Dr. Netter's planning, conception, point of view, and approach are what inform his paintings and what make them so intellectually valuable. Frank H. Netter, MD, physician and artist, died in 1991.

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Contributing Authors
Embryology and Formation of Bone
Metabolic Bone Disease and Osteonecrosis
Leg Deformities and Skeletal Dysplasias in Children
Arthritic Disorders
Disorders of Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments
Disorders of Nerves
Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
Musculoskeletal Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions
Fractures and Multitrauma in Adults
Trauma and Osteochondrosis Syndromes in Children
Amputations
Rehabilitation
Spine
The Shoulder and Arm
Elbow and Forearm
The Hand and Wrist
The Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh
The Knee and Leg
The Foot and Ankle
Glossary of Common Orthopaedic Terms
Frank H. Netter, MD
Index
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