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Pediatric Orthopedics in Practice [Hardcover]

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To "train to be straight" is the original meaning of the term "orthopaedics", which was coined over 250 years ago by Nicolas Andry. But how canthe "trainers" straighten the crooked bones of children? Should we simply let nature take its course in the growth and development of children?Or do we need splints, braces, corsets, or even surgical operations, for straightening what is crooked? Do skewfeet stop Cinderella from turning into a princess? Are children warped if they are knock-kneed or bow-legged?Written in an entertaining style, this book contains scientific information, though-provoking topical quotations and amusing cartoons.The translation of the newest edition of the well-known classic "Kinderorthopdie in der Praxis" communicates the latestfindings in pediatric orthopaedics in an informative andcomprehensivemanner. This book provides answers toeveryday questions in the field of orthopaedics and pediatrics, highlights all aspects of diagnosis and includes detailed information on therapy.

The collected knowledge of experts from the Basel University Childrens Hospital (Fritz Hefti and his co-workersReinald Brunner,Carol-Claudius Hasler andGernot Jundt). With amusingcartoons by Franz Freuler and forewords by James R. Kasser and G. Dean MacEwen.

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Pages   781
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.71" Width: 8.03" Height: 1.89"
Weight:   4.81 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 12, 2007
Publisher   Springer
ISBN  3540699635  
ISBN13  9783540699637  

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