AAOS eBooks

As your source for lifelong orthopaedic learning, the AAOS is pleased to offer this growing selection of eBook titles—many with integrated video. Read your purchased AAOS eBooks online on any Internet-connected device, or download your titles for offline reading via the free AAOS Access app available on the App Store. Android version available soon. Select from the featured titles below, sort by area of interest, or select My Bookshelf to view the titles you own.

Featured Books

  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Spine 5
    Author(s): Eeric Truumees, MD; Heidi Prather, DO
    Keyword(s): orthopaedic medicine; oku 5; spine; trauma
    Abstract:

    OKU: Spine 5 is a balanced review of the vastly expanding body of increasingly specialized spine clinical and surgical knowledge to keep you in the forefront of adult and pediatric spine care. World renowned contributors offer a critical evaluation of the latest approaches and techniques, including an overview of treatments available for patients trying to avoid surgery, preparing for surgery, or following surgery.

    All new content is organized into 8 sections, providing an accessible reference for both ongoing review, but also for practical application with patients. The book integrates both interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to spine care to help ensure the highest level of patient care.

    Explore rapidly evolving treatment areas such as idiopathic sacroiliac joint pain (and the new minimally invasive stabilization procedures), evolving concepts in spinal deformity (such as new ways to assess sagittal balance), and new concepts in the assessment and management of spinal trauma and tumors. An extensive annotated reference section allows easy exploration of topics of special interest.

    Developed in partnership with the North American Spine Society (NASS).

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05497E/~stream
    Publication Date: September 2017
    Editor(s): Eeric Truumees, MD; Heidi Prather, DO
  • AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review 2
    Author(s): Martin I. Boyer, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
    Abstract:

    Study to prepare for your Board Exam!
    CORE2 is designed to prepare orthopaedic residents for the Orthopaedic In Training Exam (OITE), and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Board Certification examination, delivering sweeping coverage of the core of orthopaedic knowledge that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties. Dr. Boyer and his editorial team of Board-certified orthopaedic surgeons edited and present this thorough text in a concise outline format, giving you ready access to the important facts as a quick bulleted review of the concepts you need to know.

    Study to retain knowledge!
    With content developed by over 200 physician contributors, you can reinforce what youve learned on your daily rounds and skills labs. Organized by specialty, each of the 143 chapters is loaded with color images, illustrations, tables, and charts to support the material and help you retain the information.

    Study to achieve proficiency!
    Pinpoint areas for further study by self-testing with nearly 500 multiple-choice companion study questions – none repeated from the first edition. Each question includes the preferred response with additional discussion and explanation of the topics.

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    Publication Date: 2014
    Editor(s): Martin I. Boyer, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 1-12 eBook Collection
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    Imagine searching all 12 volumes of OKU on your tablet or phone, anytime, anywhere. Now you can with the brand new OKU 1 – 12 eBook collection. Access more than 30 years of collective orthopaedic knowledge and best practices, anytime, anywhere.

     • Study on your schedule — Convenient, mobile access to the entire OKU collection
     • Complete information at your fingertips — explore all 12 OKU volumes online or download to your device
     • Ideal for libraries, institutions, or practitioners

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  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 12
    Author(s): Jonathan N. Grauer, MD
    Keyword(s): oku 12
    Abstract:

    New knowledge to advance your clinical practice.

    OKU 12 brings you a comprehensive synthesis of the latest clinical thinking and best practices across all orthopaedic specialty areas. Keep pace with the rapidly changing body of orthopaedic knowledge and clinical practice with OKU’s objective, balanced coverage in easily accessible formats, including new on-demand, fully-searchable digital versions.

    Backed by clinical research, informed by practical experience and rigorously edited by specialty thought leaders, OKU 12 is the most up-to-date resource available anywhere for delivering high-quality orthopaedic patient care today.

    An essential resource at every level of orthopaedic specialization:

    • Daily practice – enhance patient care with clinical guidelines and best practices supported by the latest evidence
    • Ongoing learning – explore vast amounts of new knowledge and clinical thinking across all orthopaedic specialty areas
    • First-time board certification – access information you need to know but won’t find in most textbooks
    • Maintenance of Certification (MOC) – prepare with confidence with objective, unbiased coverage of key topics and concepts

    All-new content from the top minds in orthopaedics:

    • 800 pages of new content
    • Person-centered care
    • Pain management
    • Traumatic bone loss
    • Orthopaedic infection
    • Vertebral compression fractures
    • High-tech genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics
    • Completely new chapters on Bone Grafting, Shoulder Arthritis, and Regulation Approval of Orthopaedic Products
    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05489E/~stream
    Publication Date: February 2017
    Editor(s): Jonathan N. Grauer, MD
  • Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 66
    Author(s): Tad L. Gerlinger, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
    Abstract:

     

     

    From patient care to practice in the digital age, these are the new techniques and proven practical solutions presented at the definitive orthopaedic educational event in 2016 – the AAOS Annual Meeting.

    • INSPIRE your craft.
    • CULTIVATE your skills.
    • LEARN proven techniques.

    Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 66 inspires you to lead innovation and improve the standard of care in your OR at every step of your career with proven, practical, experience-based solutions.

    NEW INSIGHTS CULTIVATE YOUR SKILLS
    Expand your general orthopaedic, specialty, and practice knowledge

    • Sharpen your techniques and learn new approaches from thought leaders
    • Update your action plans for rehabilitative care with expert insights

    PROVEN TECHNIQUES FOR TOUGH CHALLENGES
    Broaden your treatment options with innovations and insights from some of today’s most respected surgeons and subspecialty experts. Learn new techniques and apply practical solutions for solving the tough challenges you encounter in your practice every day.

    UNDERSTAND, VISUALIZE, WATCH
    Organized by orthopaedic specialty interests ICL enhances your understanding with quick content previews and hundreds of vivid images and streaming surgical video.

     

       
    Purchase by Section:
    Section 1: Trauma
    Section 2: Shoulder and Elbow
    Section 3: Hand and Wrist
    Section 4: Adult Reconstruction: Hip and Knee
    Section 5: Foot and Ankle
    Section 6: Spine
    Section 7: Pediatrics
    Section 8: Sports Medicine
    Section 9: Orthopaedic Medicine
    Section 10: The Practice of Orthopaedics
    Purchase Full Text:
    Instructional Course Lectures Volume 66

     

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       Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 66: Videos

     

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    Publication Date: February 15, 2017
    Editor(s): Tad L. Gerlinger, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
  • Let's Discuss: Biologics in Orthopaedics
    Author(s): Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FBSE; Wellington K. Hsu, MD; Scott A. Rodeo, MD
    Keyword(s): biologics
    Abstract:

    Best Value! 
    Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

    Experts discuss the latest information on this new and quickly expanding field of orthopaedics. Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties. Earn 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

     

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       Let's Discuss: Biologics in Orthopaedics Videos

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05486E/~stream
    Publication Date: December 2016
    Editor(s): Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FBSE; Wellington K. Hsu, MD; Scott A. Rodeo, MD
  • Advanced Reconstruction: Hip 2
    Author(s): Jay R. Lieberman, MD; Daniel J. Berry, MD
    Keyword(s): advanced reconstruction; adult reconstruction; surgery; surgical procedures
    Abstract:

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    Expert insight and practical guidance help you master every technique and make the best decisions for each patient.

    Developed in partnership with The Hip Society:

    • More than 150 leading surgeons share wisdom and expertise for 70+ surgical challenges.
    • Strategies and step-by-step guidance from a master of each surgical technique
    • Comprehensive start-to-finish coverage for virtually every challenge you are likely to encounter
    • Make confident decisions with the latest evidence and the rigorous AAOS peer-review process

    These all-new chapters bring you the latest thinking and techniques:

    • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Through the Direct Anterior Approach With the Use of a Specialized Surgical Table
    • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Through the Anterior-Based Muscle-Sparing Approach on a Standard Surgical Table
    • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty With Short Stems
    • Evaluation of the Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Evaluation of Metal-on- Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Revision of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants
    • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Taper Corrosion After Total Hip Arthroplasty: Evaluation and Management
    • Acetabular Revision With Cup-Cage Constructs

    70 chapters within these major sections:

    • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Complex Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Complications After Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Alternative Reconstruction Procedures

     

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       Advanced Reconstruction: Hip 2 Videos

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05485E/~stream
    Publication Date: November 2016
    Editor(s): Jay R. Lieberman, MD; Daniel J. Berry, MD
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update Hip and Knee Reconstruction 5
    Author(s): Michael A. Mont, MD; Michael Tanzer, MD, FRCSC
    Keyword(s): surgery; arthroplasty; hip reconstruction; knee reconstruction
    Abstract:

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    Explore the many changes in hip and knee arthroplasty in recent years with completely new information on implants, bearing surfaces, surgical approaches, alternate approaches, risk reduction, and blood management. Expand your knowledge with the standard in adult hip and knee reconstruction, while you advance patient care with the best practices available.

    Developed in partnership with The Hip Society and The Knee Society, this comprehensive update examines current research and reviews of the most relevant topics chosen by recognized authorities. Find a wealth of information on cutting-edge developments and approaches for surgically challenging conditions.

    Orthopaedic surgeons with a specialty interest in hip and knee reconstruction, and physicians and allied health interested in staying up-to-date on best practices will benefit from this edition. Residents in training can review key topics paired with helpful guidelines and images.

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/OKU%20HK%205/~stream
    Publication Date: Sept 19, 2016
    Editor(s): Michael A. Mont, MD; Michael Tanzer, MD, FRCSC
  • Let's Discuss: Hip Fractures—Including Osteoporosis
    Author(s): Geoffrey S. Marecek, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD
    Keyword(s): hip; adult reconstruction; osteoporosis
    Abstract:

    Best Value! 
    Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    Sample a free chapter of Let's Discuss: Hip Fractures—Including Osteoporosis

    Explore the latest treatments for several types of hip fractures, including those in the young patient, and for osteoporosis. Review detailed surgical techniques augmented by streaming video that visually explains concepts. Bulleted key points and CME test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge.

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    Earn 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

     

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       Let's Discuss: Hip Fractures—Including Osteoporosis Videos

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/mnukcc/~stream
    Publication Date: December 2016
    Editor(s): Geoffrey S. Marecek, MD; Susan V. Bukata, MD
  • Advanced Reconstruction: Elbow 2
    Author(s): David Ring, MD, PhD; Scott Steinmann, MD
    Keyword(s): elbow; reconstruction; advanced reconstruction
    Abstract:

    Area of focus: Shoulder and Elbow, Joint Reconstruction, Trauma, Sports Medicine, Hand

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    The latest evidence, thinking, and surgical techniques

    Developed in collaboration with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

     •  Techniques, tips, and strategies from more than 35 leading surgeons

     •  Step-by-step guidance through 30+ surgical challenges

     •  The latest evidence to support solid decision making

    More than 35 leading surgeons guide you through 30+ surgical challenges. Benefit from a balanced presentation of the latest evidence, thinking, and techniques, as well as the authors’ perspectives on points of debate where more evidence is needed.

    Intraoperative photos, illustrations, and surgical videos demonstrate the fine points of the surgical technique.

    Thirty chapters within these major sections:The clear and concise chapter organization makes it easy to find what you are looking for.

     •  Elbow arthroscopy

     •  Enthesopathy and tendon rupture

     •  Elbow arthroplasty

     •  Posttraumatic reconstruction

     

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       Advanced Reconstruction: Elbow 2 Videos

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05461E/~stream
    Publication Date: July 20, 2016
    Editor(s): David Ring, MD, PhD; Scott Steinmann, MD
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Pediatrics 5
    Author(s): Jeffrey E. Martus, MD, MS
    Abstract:

    This update reflects the substantial number of high-quality studies in pediatric orthopaedics, as well as the most recent clinical practice guidelines and AUCs. This comprehensive multispecialty resource explores the latest advances in pediatric trauma, sports-related injuries, and upper and lower extremity conditions, with a brand new section on Neuromuscular, Metabolic, and Inflammatory Disorders.

    Developed by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and published by AAOS, this concentrated guide to new techniques, new approaches, and current controversies is ideal for anyone who see pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.

    Recognized section editors and contributors bring new content, approaches and perspectives to this completely new edition, with a focus on delivering a well-rounded update of a rapidly evolving subspecialty.

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05473E/~stream
    Publication Date: August 2016
    Editor(s): Jeffrey E. Martus, MD, MS
  • Let's Discuss Adolescent Sports Injuries
    Author(s): Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD; Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH
    Abstract:

    Best Value! Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    This installment reviews the latest information on how to identify, diagnose, and treat sports injuries in adolescents for specific anatomic areas and for common athletic activities. Review detailed surgical techniques augmented by streaming video that visually explains concepts. Bulleted key points and CME test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge.

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss Adolescent Sports Injuries

    Earn up to 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

     

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       Let's Discuss Adolescent Sports Injuries Video

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05475E/~stream
    Publication Date: Aug 18, 2016
    Editor(s): Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD; Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH
  • Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care 5
    Author(s): April D. Armstrong, BSc(PT), MSc, MD, FRCSC
    Abstract:

    The newly revised 5th edition of Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care is the practical, go-to guide to confidently evaluate and treat more than 300 complaints and conditions. Combining stepwise instruction, comprehensive coverage, and an unparalleled collection of videos and exercises—this new edition offers the information needed to make confident point-of-care decisions. The 5th edition offers a companion website with more than 200 video demonstrations to show you what you need to know and patient exercise programs to enlist your patients in their own recovery and return to activity.

    The 5th edition features:

    • Completely revised and updated text with step-by-step instruction and helpful illustrations to offer visual confirmation
    • Consistent information throughout each section includes definitions, symptoms, tests, differential diagnosis, treatments, adverse outcomes, referral decisions, and red flags
    • Problem/solution format and concise presentation of content delivers the necessary information to quickly and logically inform your protocol
    • Companion website with more than 200 video demonstrations of physical examination techniques and special tests—plus procedures for aspirations and injections with vivid anatomical overlays
    • Downloadable and customizable PDF patient exercise programs for your patients—able to be printed or emailed

    The go-to guide for anyone diagnosing and managing common aches, pains, and complaints
    Intuitively organized by anatomical area and presented in a user-friendly progression from evaluation to management, Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care is trusted and sought after by physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, physiatrists, internists, osteopathic physicians, rheumatologists, pediatricians, sports medicine specialists, athletic trainers, kinesiologists, primary care physicians, medical students, and residents.

    Know how to handle it and when to refer
    Organized to help navigate the patient encounter—from first visit through treatment so you can understand your patient's concern, evaluate it expertly, diagnose it accurately, and manage it successfully. Critical advice for when to refer to a specialist for surgical management is also included.

    Strengthens your curricula and your students patient care
    Educators and students agree that Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care is the preeminent primary care resource, offering one of the few tools that go from the classroom to the clinic.

    Authoritative, multi-disciplinary guidance you can trust
    Written and edited by a multi-specialty team, including orthopaedists, physical therapists, and pediatricians—including contributors from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our collaborative approach provides well-rounded advice and direction.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/EMC5cover/~stream
    Publication Date: 2016
    Editor(s): April D. Armstrong, BSc (PT), MSc, MD, FRCSC; Mark C. Hubbard, MPT
  • Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2
    Author(s): Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD; Robert H. Bell, MD; John M. Tokish, MD
    Keyword(s): shoulder; reconstruction; advanced reconstruction; orthopedics; orthopaedics
    Abstract:

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    Master the technical pearls that get these surgeries right

    Developed in collaboration with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, here is the complete state of the art for shoulder surgery in 2016.

    • Techniques, tips, and strategies from more than 130 leading surgeons
    • Step-by-step guidance through 60+ surgical challenges
    • The latest evidence to support solid decision making

    More than 130 leading surgeons guide you through 60+ surgical challenges, including minimally invasive techniques for instability, rotator cuff pathology, and arthritis. Now in a case-based format: each author describes the case, addresses alternative approaches and controversies, and offers evidence and experience to support the recommended approach.

    Intraoperative photos, illustrations, and in many cases, the author’s own narrated video demonstrate the technical pearls and accelerate your learning curve. Yet the clear and concise chapter organization allows you to find specific answers quickly.

    Sixty-two chapters within these major sections:

    • The solid foundations for successful shoulder surgery
    • Glenohumeral instability and labral pathology
    • Rotator cuff pathology
    • Acromioclavicular pathology
    • The stiff shoulder
    • Glenohumeral arthritis
    • Proximal humerus fractures
    • Clavicular trauma
    • Scapular fractures
    • Management of neuromuscular deficits

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       Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2 Videos

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05462E/~stream
    Publication Date: May 2016
    Editor(s): Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD; Robert H. Bell, MD; John M. Tokish, MD
  • Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies, Fourth Edition
    Author(s): Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD; Michael S. Pinzur, MD; LTC Benjamin K. Potter, MD; Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO
    Keyword(s): amputations
    Abstract:

    Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD; Michael S. Pinzur, MD; LTC Benjamin K. Potter, MD; Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO; Editors

    Area of Focus: General Orthopaedics

    The leading and definitive reference on the surgical and prosthetic management of acquired and

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    This new edition of the Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies is written by recognized experts in the fields of amputation surgery, rehabilitation, and prosthetics.

    Discover the best in contemporary thinking, the most recent advances and future developments in prosthetic technology, with in-depth treatment and management recommendations for adult and pediatric conditions.

    • Hundreds of new illustrations, photographs, and images give you insights into the many advances and high-tech surgical techniques and prosthetic solutions.
    • Support your difficult decisions on amputation versus limb salvage including: treatment, management, and alternatives for all levels of limb loss.

    This eBook edition combines all three volumes of the text into one book. Volumes not sold separately.

    Volume 1 – General Topics, Upper Limb
    Volume 2 – Lower Limb, Management Issues
    Volume 3 – Pediatrics

    This text is a valuable guide and treatment overview for surgeons, physicians, prosthetists, physiatrists, therapists, and those with an interest in this field. Use this expanded and updated resource to help you and your treatment team understand and select the best approaches for your patients.

     

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    Publication Date: Feb. 15, 2016
    Editor(s): Joseph Ivan Krajbich, MD; Michael S. Pinzur, MD; LTC Benjamin K. Potter, MD; Phillip M. Stevens, MEd, CPO
  • Book & Video: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Sports Medicine 5
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    Upgrade to the Print + eBook Combo for only $50 more, click here. For the print book only, click here.

    Developed in partnership with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

    OKU: Sports Medicine 5 brings together the most relevant literature and the latest research, including extensive updates in knee and shoulder, from the past five years. Top notch experts collaborated on this succinct review of pertinent advances in sports medicine.

    Find brand-new content on bone loss instability, proximal biceps injuries, ACL reconstruction, meniscal posterior horn tears, and much more. In-depth illustrations help you fully comprehend new concepts, while expert section and chapter editors ensure a thorough, yet unbiased presentation of relevant literature. Key study points are presented at the end of each chapter so you can quickly assess important content. Whether you are an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, physician assistant, physiatrist, or primary care physician, this is your go-to guide for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and beyond.

    New! Online Access to Surgical Techniques Video In addition to providing guidance for managing challenging patient cases, this edition includes a link to access videos on the most in-demand and innovative surgical techniques in sports medicine. Close the time gap between reading content and applying innovative skills while expanding your surgical options

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    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

     

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    Editor(s): Mark D. Miller, MD
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5
    Author(s): William M. Ricci, MD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD
    Keyword(s): trauma
    Abstract:

    Upgrade to the Print + eBook Combo for only $50 more, click here. For the print book only, click here.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

    OKU – your trusted ‘consult’ for trauma management
    Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5 brings together relevant knowledge and new breakthroughs in orthopaedic trauma treatment and management. Developed by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and published by AAOS, this new edition features chapters on computer-assisted surgery, new technologies, and the diagnosis and management of infection associated with fractures and nonunions.

    Explore a completely new section on Nonunions, Malunions and Infections, as well as expanded coverage of pediatric trauma and new chapters on osteoporosis and pathologic bone, DVT prophylaxis in fracture patients, degloving injuries, management of traumatic nerve injuries, femoral neck fractures in the younger patient, and much more.

    Whether you focus on orthopaedic trauma or rotate on trauma call, OKU’s objective, evidence-based coverage of all aspects of orthopaedic trauma care will help you decide the best approach for every situation. Chapters on the delivery of orthopaedic trauma care, and career and practice management issues augment the clinical content.

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    Publication Date: 2016
    Editor(s): William M. Ricci, MD; Robert F. Ostrum, MD
  • Book & Video: Instructional Course Lectures Volume 65
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    Upgrade to the Print + eBook Combo for only $50 more, click here. 

    From patient care to practice in the digital age, these are the new techniques and proven practical solutions presented at the definitive orthopaedic educational event in 2015 – the AAOS Annual Meeting.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

       
    Purchase by Section:
    Section 1: Trauma
    Section 2: Shoulder and Elbow
    Section 3: Adult Reconstruction: Hip and Knee
    Section 4: Spine
    Section 5: Foot and Ankle
    Section 6: Pediatrics
    Section 7: Sports Medicine
    Section 8: Orthopaedic Medicine
    Section 9: The Practice of Orthopaedics
    Purchase Full Text:
    Instructional Course Lectures Volume 65

     

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05464E/~stream
    Editor(s): Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MD; Tad L. Gerlinger, MD
  • Book & Video: Let's Discuss Common Orthopaedic Emergencies—Surviving the Night
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    Best Value! Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Area of Focus: Trauma

    Any on-call orthopaedic surgeon will find this a valuable resource for managing urgent clinical situations. Topics cover various common emergencies including open fractures, compartment syndrome, fractures associated with vascular injuries, and more!

    Chapters are systematically laid so you can quickly understand the evaluation and management of these orthopaedic emergencies and include videos where appropriate and available. Each chapter is summarized with key points that reinforce the author’s message to the reader. Test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge.

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are concerned about and interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss Common Orthopaedic Emergencies: Surviving the Night.

    Earn up to 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

     

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05467E/~stream
    Editor(s): Kenneth J. Koval, MD; Paul Tornetta III, MD
  • Book & Video: Let's Discuss Surgical Site Infections
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    Best Value! Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Area of Focus: General Orthopaedics

    This all-digital program explores surgical site infections, a top-of-mind issue for every orthopaedic surgeon today. Your experience begins with an evidence-based literature review of significant developments spanning multiple orthopaedic specialty areas. Trusted experts in the field provide a balanced perspective so you can feel confident your decision-making aligns with best practices.

    Review detailed surgical techniques augmented by streaming video that visually explains concepts. Bulleted key points and test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge.

    Explore controversial topics and treatment options, including:
    •Vancomycin powder as an intrawound application
    •Use of routine preoperative patient optimization measures
    •Timeline for surgical intervention for periprosthetic joint infections

     
    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are concerned about and interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss: Surgical Site Infections.

    Earn up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

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    Editor(s): Wellington K. Hsu, MD, Alex C. McLaren, MD, and Bryan D. Springer, MD
  • The Sports Medicine Field Manual
    Author(s): Orr Limpisvasti, MD; Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA; Marjorie J. Albohm, MS, ATC; L. Tyler Wadsworth III, MD; Stanley A. Herring, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD CAPT (SEL) MC USNR
    Keyword(s): sports medicine
    Abstract:

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of The Sports Medicine Field Manual

    The information you need to care for your athletes on and off the field. The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a resource, developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Each section was written by a collaborative team of experts, including orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers and primary care physicians with experience in caring for athletes at all levels.

    The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a reference for on-site evaluation and management of athletic injuries and conditions, as well as education beyond the point of care.

    Based on current peer-reviewed evidence and standards of practice, it offers safe, accurate and proven information on more than 50 topics, including:

    • Pre-participation evaluation
    • On-site preparation, including staff and equipment needs
    • Initial assessment and physical examination
    • Evaluation and logistics
    • Diagnostic testing and treatment
    • Risk management and medical considerations
    • Return to play
    • Injuries by anatomical area or specific condition

    Simple to search, plus bulleted text for quick reading, visuals to help promote understanding, and text and graphics which enlarge for easy reading.

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    Publication Date: 2015
    Editor(s): Orr Limpisvasti, MD; Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA; Marjorie J. Albohm, MS, ATC; L. Tyler Wadsworth III, MD; Stanley A. Herring, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD CAPT (SEL) MC USNR
  • Book & Video: Let's Discuss: Joint Preservation of the Knee
    Intro Text:

    Best Value! Let’s Discuss Year-Round Access
    Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 53 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Area of Focus: Joint Replacement

    This easily accessible digital resource provides an important overview of established and new procedures to treat the knee joint for cartilage damage ranging from focal defects to early arthritis.

    The current population is increasingly active, both at the early and later stages in life. Biologic treatment options for young arthritic knees or patients with focal cartilage loss who want to maintain an active lifestyle is a topic of interest for every orthopaedic surgeon.

    Follow along as leaders in the field of knee preservation explore new areas of research, technical advances, and current approaches for the spectrum of disorders, including rationale, treatment algorithms, and patient evaluation. Through an evidence-based review of current literature, augmented by surgical technique videos, you will learn:
    •The importance of preoperative planning and assessing the joint condition to determine the extent of cartilage loss, alignment, and meniscal status.
    •Indications for combined procedures during cartilage resurfacing, realignment, meniscal transplantation, and biologic enhancement (such as stem cells).
    •Innovative methods of articular cartilage resurfacing including free cell methods, particulate cartilage fragments, osteoarticular autografts and allografts.

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss: Joint Preservation of the Knee

    Earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

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    Editor(s): Annunziato Amendola, MD; Andreas H. Gomoll, MD
  • Advanced Reconstruction: Foot & Ankle 2
    Author(s): Ian J. Alexander, MD; Eric M. Bluman, MD, PhD; Justin K. Greisberg, MD
    Keyword(s): lower extremity; foot; ankle; foot and ankle; sports medicine
    Abstract:

    General Information
    Confer with leading surgeons on the most effective way to solve complex surgical problems.

    • 110+ pioneering surgeons share tips, pearls, and strategies
    • Step-by-step guidance for 65+ challenging techniques
    • 600+ illustrations demonstrate crucial details

    Developed in collaboration with the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society® (AOFAS), this techniques-oriented resource puts the expertise and wisdom of top surgeons at your fingertips.

    Techniques chapters are clearly organized for efficient pre-surgical review:

    • Indications
    • Contraindications
    • Alternative Treatments
    • Results
    • Techniques
      •     Setup and exposure
      •     Instruments / equipment / implants required
      •     Procedure
      •     Wound Closure
    • Postoperative Regimen
    • Avoiding Pitfalls and Complications
    • Bibliography

     

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    Publication Date: 2015
    Editor(s): Ian J. Alexander, MD; Eric M. Bluman, MD, PhD; Justin K. Greisberg, MD
  • Book & Video: Let's Discuss: Management of Common Fractures
    Intro Text:

    Best Value!
    Subscribe to the Let’s Discuss Collection - Annual Access  Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Area of Focus: Trauma

    This succinct eBook provides quick access to the most current treatment options for commonly encountered traumatic injuries. Each chapter covers state-of-the-art treatment options, including brief discussions of surgical indications, surgical exposures, and reduction and fixation techniques. Recent references are provided for each section.

    Video demonstrations of surgical techniques visually explain concepts, while bulleted key points and test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge. The authors are all well-respected members of both the AAOS and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and are recognized as experts in their field.

    Let’s Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss Management of Common Fractures.

    Earn up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05465E/~stream
    Editor(s): Kenneth A. Egol, MD
  • Book & Video: Let's Discuss: Revision Shoulder
    Intro Text:

    Best Value!
    Subscribe to the Let’s Discuss Collection - Annual Access  Immediately access all 8 eBooks in the Let’s Discuss collection, including over 70 surgical videos, and up to 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Area of Focus: Shoulder & Upper Extremity

    Shoulder surgery is commonly performed for arthritis, instability, rotator cuff tear, and rotator cuff tear arthropathy. Although most surgeries are successful, a subset of patients does not have optimal results following the index surgery. This enhanced eBook serves as a tremendous resource for surgeons interested in managing challenging and complex shoulder problems. World-renowned editors provide a step-by-step approach for a multitude of shoulder conditions to ensure optimal diagnosis and management of patients with failed or painful shoulder surgery.

    Review detailed surgical techniques augmented by streaming video that visually explains concepts. Bulleted key points and CME test questions ensure a solid understanding of relevant knowledge.

    Explore controversial topics and treatment options, including:
    •Reverse shoulder arthroplasty 
    •Latarjet procedure for instability
    •Arthroscopic management of rotator cuff tears

    Let's Discuss is an enhanced eBook series designed to keep you on top of the medical advances that you and your colleagues are interested in right now. Each title in the series provides clear, concise, and up-to-date information on the most relevant topics for orthopaedic surgeons of all specialties.

    CLICK HERE for a free preview of Let's Discuss Revision Shoulder.

    Earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

    This enduring material can help fulfill the CME requirements mandated by the ABOS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/05450E/~stream
    Editor(s): Seth C. Gamradt, MD; John W. Sperling, MD, MBA; Leesa M. Galatz, MD; Adam J. Schwartz, MD
  • HIPAA Security and Risk Assessment Manual
    Author(s): Developed by AAOS Practice Management Committee
    Keyword(s): practice management
    Abstract:

    This concise e-book provides the knowledge you need to be HIPAA compliant, from managing requirements embodied in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), to HIPAA requirements for Stage 2 EMR Meaningful Use. The manual also provides step-by-step guidance for conducting and documenting a security and risk assessment—an essential requirement of the HIPAA regulations.

    • Learn to use the standard risk assessment tool from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology
    • Understand guidelines to customize the standard tools
    • Gain strategies to address risks and vulnerabilities to avoid breaches and violations

    Tools to structure and manage a breach include:

    • Policy and procedure templates for breach notification
    • Sample breach notification documents to patients
    • Sample script for addressing media requests
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    Publication Date: 2015
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle 5
    Author(s): Chou, Loretta B., MD
    Keyword(s): foot and ankle
    Abstract:

    Upgrade to the Print + eBook Combo for only $50 more, click here.  For the print book only, click here.

    OKU: Foot and Ankle 5 provides a precise blend of relevant information, the current application of knowledge, and supporting references in an all-inclusive foot and ankle resource that will carry you from pre to post op, and everything in between.

    Developed in partnership with the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), this comprehensive resource spans all facets of foot and ankle surgery, with concentrated coverage of significant developments from the past five years, condensed into a single volume for your convenience.

    Find evidence-based information, reinforced by recent prospective and randomized studies, on biomechanics and surgical techniques, special problems, and controversial topics, including:

    • Ankle arthritis—expanded into two chapters! Includes joint preservation techniques, arthrodesis, and total ankle arthroplasty
    • Osteochondral lesions of the talus
    • Calcaneal fractures
    • Talus fractures
    • Sports injuries, disorders of the Achilles and peroneal tendons
    • Ankle and foot arthroscopy, including tendoscopy

    Chapters are written, edited, and peer reviewed by dedicated foot and ankle surgeons—all experts in the field. The result is a complete guide to the diagnosis, treatment and management of orthopaedic foot and ankle injuries and disorders, supported by the latest evidence.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

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    Publication Date: 2014
    Editor(s): Loretta B. Chou, MD
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    Author(s): James L. Carey, MD, MPH
    Keyword(s): pediatric orthopaedics; pediatrics
    Abstract:

    Experts on osteochondritis dissecans explain the best methods for clinical evaluation and diagnosis, as well as surgical treatment options for skeletally immature and skeletally mature patients. Although osteochondritis dissecans occurs mostly in the knee, chapters also discuss osteochondritis dissecans in the elbow and talus.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

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    Publication Date: 2014
    Editor(s): James L. Carey, MD, MPH
  • Book, Video and QuickRef®: Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures
    Intro Text:

    Be confident that you’re “Ready for Anything”

    A fresh and unique approach for reviewing and solidifying your foundation in 107 essential surgical procedures across the orthopaedic specialties. This technique-focused visual reference is a one-stop source for busy practicing orthopaedic surgeons and a must have for orthopaedic residency.

    • Heavily illustrated with radiographs, intraoperative photographs, and line drawings to help you visualize the 107 procedures
    • Detailed easy-to-follow format from patient selection and step-by-step procedures, to authors’ surgical pearls
    • 70 accompanying surgical videos complement select chapters throughout the book

    Purchase includes:

    • Access to the videos online via the convenient Video Index for the Atlas of Essential Orthopaedic Procedures.
    • Access to the QuickRef® Orthopaedic Procedures Atlas eBook: 107 chapters summarized and rewritten in a quick-read bullet format with selected images. (Also sold separately)
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    Editor(s): Flatow, Evan MD; Colvin, Alexis Chiang MD, Editors
  • Total Ankle Arthroplasty
    Author(s): Steven L. Haddad, MD
    Keyword(s): joint replacement; foot and ankle
    Abstract:

    Developed with the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), this in-depth monograph details the design and implementation of specific implants, as well as their advantages and disadvantages. In addition, the basics of ankle arthritis are covered, including alternative treatment options, along with polyethylene wear and the ever-challenging deformity correction. Finally, the future of TAA is examined to provide the reader with what may lie ahead by building on current design issues.

    Prostheses include:

    • The Agility Total Ankle Prosthesis
    • The Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement Prosthesis
    • The Salto and Salto Talaris Prosthesis
    • The Hintegra Prosthesis
    • The INBONE and INBONE II Prostheses
    • The Mobility Prosthesis
    • The Trabecular Metal Prosthesis

    The Monograph Series draws on current literature to support diagnosis, initial treatment, and management decision making for specific orthopaedic conditions.

    Read it both ways!
    View your AAOS eBooks in any browser from any device with an Internet connection. Additionally, download your eBooks for offline reading and annotation on the AAOS Access app for iOS devices. Download the AAOS Access app at the App Store and log in with your AAOS credentials.

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    Publication Date: December 2014
    Editor(s): Steven L. Haddad, MD
  • AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review 2 Edición español
    Author(s): Boyer, Martin I., MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
    Keyword(s): spanish
    Abstract:

    Información General
    La solución para que usted revise el conocimiento ortopédico fundamental, ¡ahora en español! Dos volúmenes, además de Preguntas de Estudio.

    Una revisión integral del conocimiento ortopédico fundamental
    Usado en todo el mundo para la revisión del conocimiento básico de ortopedia y la preparación para exámenes, el AAOS Comprehensive Orthopadic Review 2 ofrece una cobertura extensa de los fundamentos del conocimiento ortopédico, que abarca todo el espectro de las especialidades ortopédicas. Reunida en un texto integral y conveniente, encontrará la información importante en un formato rápido de listas con viñetas fáciles de leer.

    Totalmente ilustrada para ayudarle a visualizar
    Con su contenido integrado gracias a la colaboración de más de 200 médicos, usted puede reafirmar lo que ha aprendido en sus actividades diarias y laboratorios de destrezas. Organizados por especialidades, cada uno de sus 143 capítulos está dotado de imágenes, ilustraciones, tablas y gráficas para apoyar el material y ayudarle a retener la información.

    Alcance un dominio pleno con las autoevaluaciones
    Ubique las áreas que necesita seguir estudiando a través de autoevaluaciones, con aproximadamente 500 preguntas de estudio con opciones múltiples. Cada pregunta incluye la respuesta preferida, además de una discusión y explicación de los temas. 

    Compatibilidad con dispositivos para libros digitales (eBook)
    Los eBooks de AAOS requieren solamente el navegador de su dispositivo móvil y una conexión a Internet. No se requiere ni un app ni descarga de software. La función de descarga de AAOS eBooks se añadirá en 2015.

    Temas más destacados del producto

    • Aspectos básicos
    • Aspectos generales relacionados con la patología ortopédica
    • Traumatología
    • Patología ortopédica oncológica y sistémica
    • Patología ortopédica pediátrica
    • Columna vertebral
    • Hombro y codo
    • Muñeca y mano
    • Terapia conservadora, artroplastia y cirugía de cadera y rodilla
    • Lesiones deportivas de la rodilla y traumatología deportiva
    • Tobillo y pie
    Cover Image URL: http://digital.aaos.org/CORE2-Espanol/~stream
    Publication Date: 2015
    Editor(s): Martin I. Boyer, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)