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The texts and references listed below are the most current editions of those that I have used extensively throughout my career, and recommend to students.  These are invaluable early in one's career in orthopaedics, and will serve you well for your entire career.  


AAOS Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 5th Edition

AAOS, April Armstrong MD

Miller's Review of Orthopaedics, 7th Edition

Mark Miller MD, Stephen Thompson MD

Magee's Orthopedic Assessment, 6th Edition

David Magee BPT, PhD

The Clinical Orthopedic Assessment Guide, 2nd Edition

Janice Laudon, Marcie Swift, Stephania Bell

Manual of Orthopaedics, 7th Edition

Marc Swiontkowski MD

Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities

Stanley Hoppenfeld MD

AO Principles of Fracture Management

Thomas Ruedi MD, William Murphy MD

Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 13th Edition, 4 Volume Set

Fredrick Azar MD

Pocket References

Tarascon Pocket Orthopedica, 4th Edition

Damian Rispoli MD


Online Resources & Apps


Wheeless' Online Orthopedic Textbook

AO surgery

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Over 500 easy-to-use web-based or mobile decision support tools for clinical practice.

Skills Aids

Suturing Skills Practice Pad Kit with Instruments and Sutures by Alcedo

Downloadable Documents

Basics of Ortho

X-Ray Cheat Sheet

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