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Published: 17 March 2016

448 Pages | over 400 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199607990

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Highly Commended in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2017.

Oxford Textbook of Clinical and Biochemical Disorders of the Skeleton

Second Edition

Roger Smith and Paul Wordsworth

Oxford Textbooks in Rheumatology

  • A clear and definitive reference for the clinical management of disorders of the skeleton.
  • Comprehensively covers both common and rare disorders that even the most experienced clinician may be unfamiliar with.
  • Provides a concise account of the metabolic bone diseases in their widest sense, and makes difficult clinical problems understandable.
  • Brings together recent advances in bone biology and clinical practice, giving equal importance to bone matrix disorders and mineral disorders.
  • Includes a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online.

New to this Edition:

  • Around 40% new material covering advances in the field including bone biology, newly discovered hormones, genetic mutations and new treatments.
  • Over 100 new figures.

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