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TNPSC Orthopaedics Syllabus

Updated on: Feb 26, 2013
  1. Orthopaedics - MS
  2. Applied Basic Sciences concerned with Orthopaedics.
  3. General Surgery as related to Orthopaedic Surgery
  4. Paediatric Orthopaedics including congenital deformities and poliomyelities
  5. Adult Orthopaedics including Orthapaedic Pathology; Tuberculosis and Bone Turmors.,
  6. Traumatology :
  7.       - Soft tissue injury, Vasular injuries and nerve injuries - compartment
  8.          syndromes.
  9.       - Bone and Joint injuries Acute and old, including Non-Union and other complications.
  10.       - Poly - Trauma - Mass casualties planning and management and various Trauma Scales.
  11. Hand and Hand Surgery
  12. Spine, Spinal Cord injuries and Spine Surgery.
  13. Physical medicines and Rehabilitations including occupational Therapy, electrodiagnosis, Electromyography Total concept of Amputations - and concept of Total Rehabilitations ; Prosthetic and Orthotics.
  14. Preventive Orthopaedics (Osteoporosis, Road Traffic Accident (R.T.A) Poliomyelitis etc.
  15. Medical Ethics as applied to Orthopaedics.
  16. Recent advances in Orthopaedics
    • Arthrosopy arthroscopic (surgery )
    • Joints replacement
    • Spine surgery
    • Ct scan, m.r.i scan, bone scan pet scan.
    • Bone bank
Orthopaedic books for reference (latest editions)

  1. Apleys System of Orthopaedics and fractures Author: Louis Soloman David
  2. Orthopaedic Principles and their applications Author: Samvel Turek.
  3. Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics Author : Terry Canale
  4. Fractures in Children and adult Author : Rockwood and Green
  5. Chapman’s Orthopaedic Surgery Author : Michael W. Chapman
  6. Mercer’s Orthopaedic Surgery Author : Robert B Duthie George Bentiley.
  7. Text Book of Orthopaedics Author: John Ebenzer
  8. Tachdjians Paediatric Orthopaedics Author : John Anthony Herring
  9. Watson and Jones Fractures and joint injuries Author : J.N. Wilson
  10. Paediatric Orthopaedics and Fractures Author: W.G.W. Sharrard.
  11. Greens Operative Hand Surgery Author : Green
  12. The Adult and Paediatric Spine Author : John W.FRYHEYER
  13. Orthopaedic Disease Author: Aegetera and Kirkpatrick
  14. Bone Tumours Author : Andrew G. Huros
  15. Spine Author : James Cyriax
  16. Journals
    1. Journal of Bone and joint Surgery (American and British Volumes)
    2. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America
    3. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics
    4. Journal Tamil Nadu Orthopaedics
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