The book ‘Essential Orthopaedics’ covers the fractures and injuries related to musculo-skeletal system. The first three chapters give detailed description on introduction, anatomy, and treatment for fractures and bones. Chapter four discusses on splints and tractions. Recent advancements for treating fractures and the approach to treat the patient with limb injury are also mentioned in this book. In chapters eight, thirteen to twenty one; injuries at different parts like joints, peripheral nerve, shoulder, forearm and wrist, hand, hip, knee, leg, ankle, and foot; fractures in children, pelvic fractures, and shaft of femur fractures; and also deformities and their management are discussed.
Twenty second and twenty fourth chapters discusses about infections related to bones, joints, and hands. Chapter twenty three provides information on tuberculosis of bones, and joints. Different diseases, disorders and deformities that are caused in the musculo-skeletal system are discussed in chapters from twenty five-twenty nine, thirty one-thirty nine. Approach to patient with back pain is discussed in chapter thirty. From chapter forty to forty two, different amputations, prosthetics, orthotics, and surgeries like: arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement surgery (this includes hemiarthroplasty, total joint replacement, partial knee replacement, total shoulder replacement and total elbow replacement) are discussed.