Best Reference Books – Orthopaedics

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Orthopaedics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Orthopaedics along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Orthopaedics subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Orthopaedics" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Essential Orthopaedics(Including Clinical Methods)” by Maheshwari

“Essential Orthopaedics(Including Clinical Methods)” Book Review: This book is designed mainly for undergraduate students studying MBBS. It includes chapters which describe relevant anatomy as well as basic principles and treatment, with various methods and their indications. The book covers a wide range of topics including anatomy of bone and fracture healing, deformities and their management, bone tumours, spinal injuries and degenerative disorders. It also includes recent advances in the treatment of fractures and offers most up-to-date information in this constantly changing field.

2. “Orthopedics Quick Review (PGMEE)” by Apurv Mehra

“Orthopedics Quick Review (PGMEE)” Book Review: This book is written concisely and comprehensively for easy understanding. It is illustrated with diagrams for learning concepts better. The book introduces flowcharts and mnemonics which help in recalling easily during exams. Further the book presents new topics included in the latest guidelines and trends in exams.

3. “Gopalan’s Evidence Based Orthopaedic Principles – A Sicot India Initiative” by Hitesh Gopalan

“Gopalan’s Evidence Based Orthopaedic Principles – A Sicot India Initiative” Book Review: This book acts as a reference which covers all of orthopedics. It is mainly designed for undergraduate and graduate medical students. The book is written in an easy to understand language and in bullet format. Illustrative examples present helps students learn better. This book can also be helpful in preparation of exams like the FRCS Ortho exam, etc.

4. “McRae’s Pocketbook of Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management, International Edition” by White

“McRae’s Pocketbook of Orthopaedic Trauma and Emergency Fracture Management, International Edition” Book Review: This book is mainly derived from Ronald McRae’s Pocketbook of Orthopaedics and Fractures book. It acts as a reference in accident and emergency or in orthopaedic departments. The recent publication of this book completes the orthopaedic trauma surgery and the relevant contemporary practice in detail.

5. “Netter’s Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy, Updated Edition: with Enhanced eBook (Netter Basic Science)” by Thompson

“Netter’s Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy, Updated Edition: with Enhanced eBook (Netter Basic Science)” Book Review: This book presents the latest data in thoroughly updated diagnostic and treatment algorithms for all conditions. It includes information in table format which helps readers in finding essential information easily. The book covers useful clinical information on disorders, trauma, history, physical exam, radiology, surgical approaches and minor procedures for every chapter. It also discusses key materials in different colors which helps students for easy reference. Further, the book describes topics like plain film and advanced radiographic (CT and MRI) images, along with cross-sectional anatomic plates, etc.

6. “Practical Orthopedic Examination Made Easy” by Manish Kumar Varshney

“Practical Orthopedic Examination Made Easy” Book Review: This book is designed mainly for undergraduate students helping them in ortho practicals. It is written in a very lucid and easy to understand language. Detailed information of every topic related to orthopedics is presented in this book.

7. “Miller’s Review of Orthopaedics” by Miller

“Miller’s Review of Orthopaedics” Book Review: This book contains information on newly added topics like anatomy, spine and tumors. It helps students in the preparation of exams like ABOS (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery) and OITE (Orthopaedic In-Service Training Exam). The book includes femoroacetabular impingement, spine trauma and common medications used in orthopaedics. It also describes recent advances in basic sciences. In addition, the book presents tables, illustrated examples with diagrams, bulleted text and abundant multiple choice review questions which help students gain an in-depth knowledge about the subject.

8. “Short Cases In Orthopedics (For Pg Practical Examination)” by Kumaravel
9. “Clinical Orthopaedic Examination, International Edition” by McRae

“Clinical Orthopaedic Examination, International Edition” Book Review: This book acts as a textbook for trainee Orthopedic Surgeons, Rheumatologists and Physiotherapists. It can also be helpful for undergraduate medical students. The book can also serve as a reference for students preparing for clinical exams as well as for the final FRCS exam. The new edition of this book is highly illustrated with diagrams and examples.

10. “Surgical Exposures In Orthopaedics” by Hoppenfeld

“Surgical Exposures In Orthopaedics” Book Review: This book describes the surgical approaches used in orthopaedics as well as presents a surgeon’s-eye view of the relevant anatomy. It includes chapters explaining details of techniques and pitfalls in a surgical approach. The book also highlights newly included approaches to the spine, proximal humerus, humeral shaft, distal femur, proximal tibia and distal tibia. Illustrated workouts of the appendicular skeleton are also discussed in this book.

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