Paediatric orthopaedic diagnosis: Asking the right questions

Benjamin Joseph, James Robb, Randall Loder, Ian Torode

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Scopus citations


The book presents a problem-based, rational approach to the diagnosis of orthopaedic problems in children. It is divided into four sections based on the age at which specific problems may be encountered; the newborn and infant, the toddler and the pre-school child, the child in the school-going age and the adolescent. The authors outline a systematic approach to arrive at a tentative diagnosis by asking relevant questions related to the presenting symptom and then performing a thorough clinical examination. They then suggest the most appropriate investigations to confirm the diagnosis. Each chapter deals with the common conditions that may lead to the problem; the rarer causes of the problem are listed at the end. This feature would make the book a practical manual and a high quality reference source. An important feature of the book is the number and quality of illustrations and video clips in the electronic version.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer India
Number of pages427
ISBN (Print)9788132223924, 9788132223917
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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