Effective management of the human hand depends on accurate diagnosis. To perform a successful examination, medical personnel need a sound knowledge of the anatomical principles relevant to this complex structure. The Hand: Anatomy, Examination, and Diagnosis, Fourth Edition provides that vital information. Published in partnership with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, this concise, pocket-size manual is a practical guide to evaluating a wide variety of common hand injuries and diseases. This clearly written, thoroughly researched, full-color book will be invaluable to orthopaedic, plastic, hand, and general surgeons, as well as emergency room physicians, family physicians, physical therapists, medical students, and nurses.