Lisa K. Cannada, MD, Editor
March 2014, 974 pages with DVD supplement
*Now available as an Ebook!
The most important knowledge for orthopaedic surgeons in training or in practice
Area of Focus: General Orthopaedics
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Every three years, OKU condenses the most critical issues and developments shaping orthopaedic medicine at the moment: the latest advances in clinical thinking, controversial topics and trends, clinical guidelines and best practices, and objective reviews of the most relevant literature across all specialties.
New topics in this edition include professionalism and ethics; medical issues for the athlete; geriatric patient care; disease footprints in high-tech genomics, proteomics and metabolomics; soft-tissue coverage options for open fractures and complications of open fractures; musculoskeletal oncology; traumatic bone loss; and vertebral compression fractures.
Access the latest research on metal-on-metal hip replacement, platelet-rich plasma therapy, SLAP lesions of the shoulder, and more. Extensive annotated references and key study points at the end of each chapter help you review and retain the information. High quality images, illustrations and a bonus DVD-video bring key concepts and procedures to life.
Supported by clinical research, informed by practical experience, and rigorously edited, OKU 11 is the most relevant and up-to-date resource in orthopaedic patient care today. Find all new content from the top minds in orthopaedics, the latest research compiled and peer reviewed, and knowledge on demand, designed for each access and use.
Daily practice—enhance patient care with current clinical thinking and best practices, supported by the latest evidenceOngoing learning—the most efficient way to access and absorb a vast amount of new informationMaintenance of Certification (MOC)—prepare with confidence using key study points and testable facts at the end of each chapter Complete and submit the OKU 11 Scored and Recorded Self-Assessment Examination (SAE) after purchasing OKU 11 and earn a maximum of up to 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.