A Guide to Musculoskeletal Injuries aims to serve as a handy Guide | Handbook for all clinicians dealing with injury or trauma in any emergency setup. With the steep rise in road traffic accidents, a large number of victims sustain musculoskeletal injuries globally. There is a need to assess and treat these patients to achieve satisfactory results. Knowledge of basic clinical anatomy, mechanism of injury, classification systems, management protocol, common complications and prognosis is essential for the treating clinician. This handbook has been written keeping these points in the forefront. The Handbook may be used as a quick reference for undergraduate students in medicine, residents undergoing training in accident and emergency unit, postgraduate students in orthopedics and traumatology, and junior orthopedic consultants.
With fast-track life style, the younger generation of students would like to go through audiovisual aids along with reading for better understanding of the basics. The reference list in each chapter thus includes short videos, which the reader can quickly go through simultaneously while reading the text.