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Rockwood and Green's: Fractures in Adults, 8e
Rockwood and Wilkins': Fractures in Children, 8e
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Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults, 8e
Rockwood and Green’s: Fractures in Adults Volume 1, Eighth Edition
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Rockwood and Greenߣs fractures in adults / [edited by] Charles M. Court-Brown, James D. Heckman, Margaret M. McQueen, William Ricci, Paul Tornetta III; associate editor, Michael McKee. – Eighth edition.
Fractures in adults
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-4511-7531-8 (hardback : alk. paper)
I. Court-Brown, Charles M., editor. II. Heckman, James D., editor. III.
McQueen, Margaret M., editor. IV. Ricci, William M., editor. V. Tornetta, Paul, III, editor. VI. McKee, Michael D., editor. VII. Title: Fractures in adults.
[DNLM: 1. Fractures, Bone. 2. Adult. 3. Dislocations. WE 175]
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