(0) items

Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedics,9781556429897

Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedics



Pub. Date:
Slack Incorporated
List Price: $47.95

Rent Textbook


Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out


We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $57.15
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/15/2012.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.


The Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsby Dr. Antonia Chen is a portable, all-in-one, orthopedic resource for anyone who works with orthopedic patients. This pocket-size book focuses on commonly used orthopedic terms and definitions, with over 2,200 defined words - including anatomic terms and medical root terminology. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsalso includes 25 in-depth appendices on a variety of orthopedic related topics such as imaging modalities, medication references for analgesia, antibiotics, and anticoagulation. Additionally, orthopedic eponyms, acronyms, and abbreviations are defined and described in detail. The anatomy of muscles, bones, and nerves, and vessels are described in detail, as well as the aspiration and injection of common joints. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedics also covers common fracture classifications along with the appropriate splinting, bracing, or casting technique. Quick Reference Dictionary for Orthopedicsprovides an important, at your fingertips guide for anyone who works with orthopedic patients, including orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, medical students, physical therapists, athletic trainers, occupational therapists, and nurse practitioners.

Author Biography

 Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA received her bachelor of science degree from Yale University. She then received her medical degree from UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson, where she graduated with Distinction in Research and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Antonia also received her master of business administration degree from Rutgers Business School and graduated as a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She is currently an orthopedic resident at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to clinical duties, her research interests are in arthroplasty and periprosthetic joint infections; she has delivered many podium presentations and posters on the national stage. Antonia has also received numerous awards during residency, including research awards and the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. She has served as a resident liaison for the membership committee in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Antonia hopes to pursue a rewarding career as an academic arthroplasty surgeon.

Table of Contents

Dictionary of Terms Bibliography List of Appendices Appendix 1 Abbreviations Appendix 2 Medical Roots Terminology Appendix 3 Anatomical Terms (Orientation and Direction) Appendix 4 Anatomy—Muscles (Insertion, Origin, Innervation) Appendix 5 Anatomy—Bones Appendix 6 Anatomy—Peripheral Nerve Innervations—Upper Extremity Appendix 7 Anatomy—Peripheral Nerve Innervations—Lower Extremity Appendix 8 Nerve Root Assessment—Upper Extremity Appendix 9 Nerve Root Assessment—Lower Extremity. Appendix 10 Dermatomes Appendix 11 Reflexes Appendix 12 Muscle Strength Scale (0 to 5 scale) Appendix 13 Normal Joint Ranges of Motion Appendix 14 Aspiration and Injection of and Around Joints Appendix 15 Common Fracture Classifications Appendix 16 Traction Pin Placement Appendix 17 Casts and Splints—Application and Usage Appendix 18 Braces Appendix 19 Analgesic Medications Commonly Used in Orthopedics Appendix 20 Anticoagulation Medications Commonly Used in Orthopedics Appendix 21 Antibiotics Commonly Used in Orthopedics Appendix 22 Imaging Modalities in Orthopedics Appendix 23 Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography Appendix 24 Research in Orthopedics Appendix 25 Orthopedic Associations

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...