Trauma and Orthopaedics

There are lots of resources available for Trauma and Orthopaedics- as well as e-journals and e-books, there are RSS feeds from top journals to keep you up to date, useful links to external websites and more.

 We have tailored this page to help signpost you to the resources you need for Trauma and Orthopaedics. You may also want to take a look at our Surgery page. 

If there is anything you would like us to add,  contact us and help us improve your page.

Online Resources: e-books and e-journals

Click on the tabs below to see a list of e-books and e-journals for your specialty, available with your Athens login. Register for an Athens account if you don't already have one.

Please note that these lists are not exhaustive, so if  you can not find what you are looking for, try the online catalogue or contact library staff, who will be happy to try and source it for you.

AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices

Adult Reconstruction and Arthroplasty: Core Knowledge in Orthopedics

A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology

Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, The

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Foot and Ankle

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Hip

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Knee

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Shoulder

Arthritis and Arthroplasty: The Spine

Atlas of Orthopedic Pathology

Bone Cancer

Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Campbell's Core Orthopaedic Procedures

Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics

Cartilage Surgery

Comprehensive Treatment of the Aging Spine, The

Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Trauma

DeLee & Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Easy EMG

Elbow and Its Disorders, The

Essential Orthopaedics

Essential Orthopaedics and Trauma

Evidence-Based Orthopaedics: The Best Answers to Clinical Questions

Fracture Management for Primary Care

Fractures and Injuries of the Distal Radius and Carpus

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Green's Operative Hand Surgery

Green’s Skeletal Trauma in Children

Handbook of Splinting and Casting

High-Yield Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

High-Yield Orthopaedics

Hip Resurfacing

Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment

Imaging of the Spine

Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee

Instructions for Sports Medicine Patients

Mann’s Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

Medico-Legal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma

Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine Advanced Techniques and Controversies

Muscle Biopsy: A Practical Approach

Musculoskeletal Emergencies

Musculoskeletal MRI

Netter’s Orthopaedic Clinical Examination: An Evidence Based Approach

Noyes' Knee Disorders: Surgery, Rehabilitation, Clinical Outcomes

Operative Elbow Surgery

Operative Techniques: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery

Operative Techniques: Hip Arthritis Surgery

Operative Techniques: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Operative Techniques: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Operative Techniques: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery

Operative Techniques: Sports Knee Surgery

Operative Techniques: Total Knee Replacement

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete

Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants

Orthopaedic Surgical Approaches

Orthopedic Physical Assessment

Orthopedic Secrets

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

Partial Knee Arthroscopy

Pediatric Bone

Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete

Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies

Practical Orthopedic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach

Practical Orthopedics

Presentation, Imaging and Treatment of Common Musculoskeletal Conditions

Primer of Arthroscopy

Primer in Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservation of the Knee, A

Principles and Practice of Wrist Surgery

Problem Solving in Musculoskeletal Imaging

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery: Management of Complications

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity

Review of Orthopaedics

Rothman-Simeone The Spine

Shoulder, The

Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach

Skeletal Trauma: Basic Science, Management, and Reconstruction

SMART! Sports Medicine Assessment and Review Textbook

Spine Secrets Plus

Surgery of the Hip

Surgical Management of Spinal Deformities

Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision

Tachdjian's Pediatric Orthopaedics

Teaching Files: Musculoskeletal, The

Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery

Techniques in Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Techniques in Wrist and Hand Arthroscopy

Tendon Surgery of the Hand

Textbook of the Cervical Spine

Textbook of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rheumatology

Total Knee Arthroplasty

Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Clinical - Radiologic - Histologic Approach

Other Online resources

See our resources page for a full list of online resources the library service provides, including BMJ Case Reports, UpToDate, DynaMed and Anatomy TV.

Evidence Based Clinical Summaries


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UpToDate is an evidence-based, peer-reviewed information resource providing topic reviews that include a synthesis of the literature, the latest evidence and specific recommendations for patient care.

There are a range of topics on Adult and Paediatric Trauma and Orthopaedics.


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We now have access to DynaMed, the popular clinical information resource. 

Search clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,400 topics, designed for health care professionals for use at point-of-care.

All evidence is clinically evaluated and integrated into DynaMed's existing content on a daily basis, so that a synthesis of the best evidence is always available. 

Click on Browse Categories, and take a look at the Orthopaedic Disorders section for a range of topic summaries.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Clinical Knowledge Summaries provide a summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.

The Musculoskeletal section covers many topics.

Current Awareness

We have collected the RSS feeds of some top acute medicine journals and news sites and put them all in one place for you to browse at your convenience. 

Hosted by Netvibes,  your Trauma and Orthopaedics current awareness page means you only have to go to one place, rather than visiting each individual website that you are interested in.

If there is a feed that you want us to include, just let us know and we'll add it in.

Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts 

Table of Contents alerts automatically notify you when a new issue of a journal is published.

If you want us to set up a TOC alert for you, just get in touch and we can set up the alert to come straight to your email inbox.

For more information TOC alerts and other ideas on how to keep up to date, see our Current Awareness page.

Useful Links


Specialist Societies


  • Medical Careers: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery - information on T&O as a specialty. Including data on what it is like to work in T&O, the types of patients, disease and conditions you are likely to encounter throughout your career, the training pathways you can follow and a whole host of statistics to help you understand what your future career prospects in the specialty could be.