AOBOS Bibliography

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery Bibliography for Test Committee

Approved Textbooks*

(Use Most Current Edition of Text Available)

  • Comprehensive/General Textbooks
    • Campbell's Operative Orthopedics, 10th Edition by S. Terry Canale, MD
    • Rockwood and Green's Fractures in Adults and Children
    • Orthopedic Knowledge Update (OKU-Including Specialty Editions)
  • Basic Science/Anatomy
    • AAOS Basic Science
    • Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics: The Anatomic Approach by Stanley Hoppenfeld, et al
    • Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities by Hoppenfeld
  • Legal/Ethics
    • AAOS/OKU 8
  • Osteopathic
    • AOA Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
    • Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopedics by Morris
    • Tachdjian's Pediatric Orthopaedics, 3rd Edition by John A. Herring
  • Tumor
    • Atlas of Orthopedic Pathology by Claus-Peter, M.D. Adler, Franklin H. Sim, K. Krishnan Unni, Lester E. Wold (Editor)
  • Hand
    • Green’s Operative Hand Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
    • Reconstructive Surgery of the Joints by Bernard F., M.D. Morrey (Editor), Kai-Nan An (Editor)
    • Joint Replacement Arthroplasty by Bernard F., M.D. Morrey, et al
  • Spine
    • Rothman-Simeone: The Spine by Harry N., M.D. Herkowitz (Editor), et al
  • Sports
    • Delee & Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Principles and Practice by Jesse Delee (Editor), et al
  • Foot
    • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot and Ankle
    • Surgery of the Foot and Ankle by Mann
    • Atlas of Adult Foot and Ankle Surgery by Lutter
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders by Meyerson
  • Shoulder And Elbow
    • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Shoulder and Elbow
    • The Elbow and It's Disorders by Morrey
    • The Shoulder by Rockwood & Matsen
  • Trauma
    • Skeletal Trauma by Bruce D. Browner
    • Principles of Internal Fixation by AOSIF

* Examination questions are derived from the textbooks included, but are not limited to this list.

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