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ISBN: 9780323168021
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Mosby
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Instant Access to Orthopedic Physical Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Ronald C. Evans, DC, FACO, FICC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323168021
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Mosby
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Here’s a powerful quick reference and clinical tool – small enough to fit into your pocket, yet complete enough to cover any assessment test you need to perform! Detailing every test included in Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 3rd Edition, this handy, thoroughly illustrated pocket guide includes only the essential information you need to know. Information for each test is presented in a consistent manner for quick reference, and includes: name of the test, alternate names for the test, suspected syndrome, concise description of the testing procedure, clinical pearl, and photo(s) of the procedure. Plus, just as in the parent text, each test also contains a corresponding orthopedic gamut which provides a summary of key points in a concise list, serving as a diagnostic rubric for use in patient exams.
    • Fits in your lab coat pocket, giving you easy access to frequently used assessment and testing information.
    • Every test from the parent textbook, Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 3rd Edition, is included in this pocket guide.
    • A consistent format for each test (the same format as the parent text) ensures that you’ll find the information you need quickly and easily.
    • Clinical pearls appear with almost every test, detailing author’s own clinical experience and providing valuable insight to both students and practitioners.
    • Nearly 400 orthopedic gamuts concisely cover anatomy, motion assessment, muscle function, and imaging elements – essential concepts for effective assessment and diagnostic decision-making.
    • A complete index of tests appears on the inside cover in alphabetical order, as well as by body system, so you can see at a glance which tests are covered and where to find them.
    • Nearly 500 illustrations (line drawings and photographs) show key moves of each test, and other necessary maneuvers, anatomy, and pathologies.
    • A glossary of key abbreviations is included at the end of the book, familiarizing you with common clinical terms and notation.
    • A comprehensive bibliography provides helpful references for further research and study.
    • All-new photos clearly illustrate every assessment test.
    • Updated content ensures you have the latest assessment information at your fingertips.
  • Chapter 1: Principles in Assessing Musculoskeletal Disorders

    Chapter 2: Cardinal Symptoms and Signs

    Chapter 3: The Cervical Spine

    Chapter 4: The Shoulder

    Chapter 5: The Elbow

    Chapter 6: The Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

    Chapter 7: The Thoracic Spine

    Chapter 8: The Lumbar Spine

    Chapter 9: The Pelvis and Sacroiliac Joint

    Chapter 10: The Hip Joint

    Chapter 11: The Knee

    Chapter 12: Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

    Chapter 13: Malingering


    Glossary of Abbreviations

  • Ronald C. Evans, DC, FACO, FICC, Fellow, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists; Fellow, International College of Chiropractic; Senior Staff, ICON Whole Health; Past-Chairman of the Iowa Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Iowa Department of Public Health; Chief Executive Officer, Iowa Chiropractic Physicians Clinic, Des Moines, IA; Trustee, Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, Des Moines, IA; Examiner Emeritus, American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists, Member, Oversight Advisory Committe, Chiropractic Health Care Project, Department of Defense of the United States of America
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