AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review


Section 1 - Basic Science

Chapter 1. Cellular and Molecular Biology, Immunology, and Genetics

Chapter 2. Biomechanics

Chapter 3. Biomaterials

Chapter 4. Skeletal Development

Chapter 5. Bone and Joint Biology

Chapter 6. Articular Cartilage

Chapter 7. Tendons and Ligaments

Chapter 8. Peripheral Nervous System

Chapter 9. Skeletal Muscle

Chapter 10. Intervertebral Disk

Chapter 11. Musculoskeletal Infections and Microbiology

Chapter 12. Bone Grafting/Bone Graft Substitutes

Section 2 - General Knowledge

Chapter 13. Medicolegal Issues

Chapter 14. Medical Ethics

Chapter 15. Occupational Health/Work-Related Injury and Illness

Chapter 16. Musculoskeletal Imaging

Chapter 17. Perioperative Medical Management

Chapter 18. Coagulation and Thromboembolism

Chapter 19. Blood Management

Chapter 20. Normal and Pathologic Gait

Chapter 21. Orthoses, Amputations, and Prostheses

Chapter 22. Neuro-Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Chapter 23. Statistics: Practical Applications for Orthopaedics

Chapter 24. Evidence-Based Medicine

Section 3 - Pediatrics

Chapter 25. Pediatric Multiple Trauma and Upper Extremity Fractures

Chapter 26. Pediatric Pelvic and Lower Extremity Fractures and Child Abuse

Chapter 27. Pediatric Spine Conditions

Chapter 28. Osteoarticular Infection

Chapter 29. Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in the Young Athlete

Chapter 30. Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders

Chapter 31. Congenital Hand and Wrist Anomalies and Brachial Plexus Palsies

Chapter 32. Pediatric Hip Condition

Chapter 33. Pediatric Conditions Affecting the Lower Extremity

Chapter 34. Normal and Abnormal Growth

Chapter 35. Connective Tissue Diseases, Arthritides, and Other Diseases

Section 4 - Orthopaedic Oncology and Systemic Disease

Chapter 36. Overview of Orthopaedic Oncology and Systemic Disease

Chapter 37. Principles of Treatment of Musculoskeletal Tumors

Chapter 38. Benign Bone Tumors and Reactive Lesions

Chapter 39. Malignant Bone Tumors

Chapter 40. Benign Soft-Tissue Tumors and Reactive Lesions

Chapter 41. Malignant Soft-Tissue Tumors

Chapter 42. Miscellaneous Lesions

Chapter 43. Metastatic Bone Disease

Chapter 44. Metabolic Bone and Inflammatory Joint Disease

Section 5 - Sports Medicine

Chapter 45. Overuse Injuries

Chapter 46. Neurologic Injuries Related to Sports Participation

Chapter 47. Medical Aspects of Sports Participation

Chapter 48. Sports Rehabilitation

Section 6 - Trauma

Chapter 49. Gunshot Wounds and Open Fractures

Chapter 50. Evaluation of the Trauma Patient

Chapter 51. Hand and Wrist Fractures and Dislocations, Including Carpal Instability

Chapter 52. Fractures of the Humeral Shaft and Distal Humerus

Chapter 53. Pelvic, Acetabular, and Sacral Fractures

Chapter 54. Hip Dislocations and Femoral Head Fractures

Chapter 55. Fractures of the Hip

Chapter 56. Fractures of the Femoral Shaft and Distal Femur

Chapter 57. Knee Dislocations and Patella Fractures

Chapter 58. Tibial Plateau and Tibia-Fibula Shaft Fractures

Chapter 59. Foot Trauma

Chapter 60. Fractures of the Ankle and Tibial Plafond

Chapter 61. Nonunions, Osteomyelitis, and Limb Deformity Analysis

Section 7 - Spine

Chapter 62. Anatomy of the Spine

Chapter 63. Physical Examination of the Spine

Chapter 64. Imaging of the Spine

Chapter 65. Nonsurgical Treatment and Diagnostics in Spinal Disorders

Chapter 66. Adult Spinal Deformity

Chapter 67. Infections of the Spine

Chapter 68. Spinal Trauma

Chapter 69. Degenerative Conditions of the Cervical Spine

Chapter 70. Lumbar Degenerative Disease and Low Back Pain

Chapter 71. Osteoporosis of the Spine and Vertebral Compression Fractures

Chapter 72. Inflammatory Arthritides of the Spine

Section 8 - Shoulder and Elbow

Chapter 73. Anatomy of the Shoulder, Arm, and Elbow

Chapter 74. The Unstable Shoulder

Chapter 75. Rotator Cuff Tears and Cuff Tear Arthropathy

Chapter 76. Arthritis and Arthroplasty of the Shoulder

Chapter 77. Shoulder Conditions in the Athlete

Chapter 78. Traumatic Conditions of the Shoulder

Chapter 79. Stiffness of the Elbow

Chapter 80. Dislocations of the Elbow

Chapter 81. Arthritides of the Elbow

Chapter 82. Elbow Injuries in the Athlete

Chapter 83. Fractures of the Elbow

Section 9 - Hand and Wrist

Chapter 84. Anatomy of the Hand and Wrist

Chapter 85. Arthritides of the Hand and Wrist

Chapter 86. Bone and Soft-Tissue Tumors of the Hand and Forearm

Chapter 87. Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries

Chapter 88. Dupuytren Contracture

Chapter 89. Flexor and Extensor Tendon Injuries

Chapter 90. Frostbite

Chapter 91. Infections of the Hand

Chapter 92. Nerve Compression Syndromes

Chapter 93. Replantations in the Upper Extremities

Chapter 94. Soft-Tissue Coverage

Chapter 95. Vascular Disorders

Chapter 96. Wrist Arthroscopy

Section 10 - Total Joint Arthroplasty/Joint Salvage

Chapter 97. General Evaluation of the Hip or Knee Arthroplasty Patient

Chapter 98. Nonarthroplasty Surgical Treatment of the Hip

Chapter 99. Nonarthroplasty Surgical Treatment of the Knee

Chapter 100. Biomechanics and Wear in Joint Arthroplasty

Chapter 101. Primary Hip Arthroplasty

Chapter 102. Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Chapter 103. Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chapter 104. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chapter 105. Periprosthetic Joint Infections

Chapter 106. Periprosthetic Fractures Associated With Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Section 11 - Knee

Chapter 107. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Knee

Chapter 108. Extensor Mechanism Injuries/Pain

Chapter 109. Cruciate and Collateral Ligament Injuries

Chapter 110. Meniscus Injury and Repair

Chapter 111. Articular Cartilage Injury and Treatment

Section 12 - Foot and Ankle

Chapter 112. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle

Chapter 113. Disorders of the First Ray

Chapter 114. Forefoot Disorders

Chapter 115. Arthritides of the Foot and Ankle