ISBN: 9780702060113
Page Count: 468
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Nicola J. Petty, DPT, MSc, GradDipPhys, FMACP, FHEA
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ISBN: 9780702060113
Page Count: 468
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Now in its fourth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination and assessment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. The new edition continues with Nicola Petty at the helm but she is now joined by a reputable team of specialized clinicians and academics who have contributed to individual chapters.

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment focuses on the development of technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues. It is designed for physiotherapy/manual therapy students and their teachers but is also ideal for those in the first years of their practice as an educational support for patient care.

    • Provides a logical approach to patient examination to enhance clinical reasoning
    • Presents key concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of manual therapy
    • Emphasizes a patient-centred approach
    • Templated step-by-step sequence of illustrations and text creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice
    • New 2-colour drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques
  • List of contributors Foreword from the first edition Foreword from the third edition Foreword Preface

    1 Introduction Nicola J Petty

    2 Subjective examination Dionne Ryder

    3 Physical examination Dionne Ryder

    4 Assessment Laura Finucane

    5 Examination of the temporomandibular region Roger Kerry

    6 Examination of the upper cervical region Roger Kerry

    7 Examination of the cervicothoracic region Roger Kerry

    8 Examination of the thoracic region Linda Exelby

    9 Examination of the shoulder region Chris Mercer & Colette Ridehalgh

    10 Examination of the elbow region Dionne Ryder

    11 Examination of the wrist and hand Dionne Ryder

    12 Examination of the lumbar region Laura Finucane & Chris Mercer

    13 Examination of the pelvis Chris Mercer & Laura Finucane

    14 Examination of the hip region Kieran Barnard

    15 Examination of the knee region Kieran Barnard

    16 Examination of the foot and ankle Chris Murphy

    Index

  • Nicola J. Petty, DPT, MSc, GradDipPhys, FMACP, FHEA, Associate Professor, Centre for Health Research, School of Health Sciences, College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK
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