Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System: Examinations - Signs - Phenomena

  • ISBN-13: 9783131367938
  • Author: Johannes Buckup
  • Publisher: TPS
  • Publication date: 2016-03-23
  • Edition: 3rd edition
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 400
  • $63.30
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Thethird edition of this convenient pocket guide presents a comprehensivecollection of clinical tests for all the major musculoskeletalstructures. New tests have been added and existing tests fully revisedto include the most practical, relevant, and up-to-date information forthe effective evaluation of the musculoskeletal system.The bookis organized by body region, with chapters devoted to the spine;shoulder; elbow; wrist, hand, and fingers; hip; knee; and foot andankle. Each of these chapters opens with a figure depicting range ofmotion and an algorithm that provides a quick overview of symptoms,tests, imaging, and diagnosis. Additional chapters on posturedeficiencies, venous thrombosis, occlusive arterial disease andneurovascular compression syndromes, and disturbances of the centralnervous system complete the book.For each clinical test,readers will find a step-by-step description of the procedure, followedby a concise discussion of assessment and possible diagnoses for thattest.Special Features:Succinct descriptions of initial tests, functional tests, stress tests, and stability testsMore than 600 precise line drawings augment the text and reinforce key conceptsHelpfultips and guidance for the clinical examination, from taking patienthistory to selecting the appropriate tests and further course of actionExtensive bibliography of recommended literature for additional readingThe third edition of Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal Systemis an essential tool for the physical examination and diagnosis offunctional impairments of musculoskeletal structures. Thisuser-friendly handbook is ideal for orthopaedists, physical medicineand rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, osteopathicphysicians, and residents in these specialties. Read more Read less P.when('DynamicIframe').execute(function(DynamicIframe){ var BookDescriptionIframe = null, bookDescEncodedData = "The%3Cbr%3Ethird%20edition%20of%20this%20convenient%20pocket%20guide%20presents%20a%20comprehensive%3Cbr%3Ecollection%20of%20clinical%20tests%20for%20all%20the%20major%20musculoskeletal%3Cbr%3Estructures.%20New%20tests%20have%20been%20added%20and%20existing%20tests%20fully%20revised%3Cbr%3Eto%20include%20the%20most%20practical%2C%20relevant%2C%20and%20up-to-date%20information%20for%3Cbr%3Ethe%20effective%20evaluation%20of%20the%20musculoskeletal%20system.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EThe%20book%3Cbr%3Eis%20organized%20by%20body%20region%2C%20with%20chapters%20devoted%20to%20the%20spine%3B%3Cbr%3Eshoulder%3B%20elbow%3B%20wrist%2C%20hand%2C%20and%20fingers%3B%20hip%3B%20knee%3B%20and%20foot%20and%3Cbr%3Eankle.%20Each%20of%20these%20chapters%20opens%20with%20a%20figure%20depicting%20range%20of%3Cbr%3Emotion%20and%20an%20algorithm%20that%20provides%20a%20quick%20overview%20of%20symptoms%2C%3Cbr%3Etests%2C%20imaging%2C%20and%20diagnosis.%20Additional%20chapters%20on%20posture%3Cbr%3Edeficiencies%2C%20venous%20thrombosis%2C%20occlusive%20arterial%20disease%20and%3Cbr%3Eneurovascular%20compression%20syndromes%2C%20and%20disturbances%20of%20the%20central%3Cbr%3Enervous%20system%20complete%20the%20book.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EFor%20each%20clinical%20test%2C%3Cbr%3Ereaders%20will%20find%20a%20step-by-step%20description%20of%20the%20procedure%2C%20followed%3Cbr%3Eby%20a%20concise%20discussion%20of%20assessment%20and%20possible%20diagnoses%20for%20that%3Cbr%3Etest.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3ESpecial%20Features%3A%3Cbr%3E%3Cul%3E%3Cli%3ESuccinct%20descriptions%20of%20initial%20tests%2C%20functional%20tests%2C%20stress%20tests%2C%20and%20stability%20tests%3C%2Fli%3E%3Cli%3EMore%20than%20600%20precise%20line%20drawings%20augment%20the%20text%20and%20reinforce%20key%20concepts%3C%2Fli%3E%3Cli%3EHelpful%3Cbr%3Etips%20and%20guidance%20for%20the%20clinical%20examination%2C%20from%20taking%20patient%3Cbr%3Ehistory%20to%20selecting%20the%20appropriate%20tests%20and%20further%20course%20of%20action%3C%2Fli%3E%3Cli%3EExtensive%20bibliography%20of%20recommended%20literature%20for%20additional%20reading%3C%2Fli%3E%3C%2Ful%3EThe%20third%20edition%20of%20%3Cspan%20style%3D%22font-style%3A%20italic%3B%22%3EClinical%20Tests%20for%20the%20Musculoskeletal%20System%3C%2Fspan%3E%3Cbr%3Eis%20an%20essential%20tool%20for%20the%20physical%20examination%20and%20diagnosis%20of%3Cbr%3Efunctional%20impairments%20of%20musculoskeletal%20structures.%20This%3Cbr%3Euser-friendly%20handbook%20is%20ideal%20for%20orthopaedists%2C%20physical%20medicine%3Cbr%3Eand%20rehabilitation%20specialists%2C%20physical%20therapists%2C%20osteopathic%3Cbr%3Ephysicians%2C%20and%20residents%20in%20these%20specialties.%3Cbr", bookDescriptionAvailableHeight, minBookDescriptionInitialHeight = 112, options = {}, iframeId = "bookDesc_iframe"; function resizeCallback() { P.guardFatal("bookDescription", function() { // Get the line-height of the iframe var iframe = document.getElementById(ifra

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