9780071474016

Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention: Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071474016

  • ISBN10:

    0071474013

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2/19/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Summary

A complete, evidence-based guide to orthopaedic evaluation and treatment Acclaimed in its first edition, this one-of-a-kind, well-illustrated resource delivers a vital evidence-based look at orthopaedics in a single volume. It is the ultimate source of orthopaedic examination, evaluation, and interventions, distinguished by its multidisciplinary approach to PT practice. Turn to any page, and you'll find the consistent, unified voice of a single author-a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads clinicians logically through systems review and differential diagnosis, aided by decision-making algorithms for each joint. It's all here: everything from concise summaries of functional anatomy and biomechanics, to an unmatched overview of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.

Author Biography

Mark Dutton,PT is a practicing physical therapist at West Penn Allegheny Health System in Pittsburgh and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Orthopaedics
Musculoskeletal Tissue
The Nervous System
The Biomechanics of Movement
The Response of Biological Tissue to Stress
The Healing Process
Managing Impaired Muscle Performance
The Concept of Function
The Examination and Evaluation
Differential Diagnosis
Principles of Intervention
Manual Therapies
Neurodynamic Mobility
Gait
The Peripheral Joints
The Shoulder Complex
The Elbow
The Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
The Hip
The Knee Joint Complex
The Leg, Foot, and Ankle
The Spine, Pelvis, and TMJ
The Intervertebral Disc
The Vertebral Artery
The Craniovertebral Junction
The Cervical Spine
The Temporomandibular Joint
The Lumbar Spine
The Thoracic Spine
The Sacroiliac Joint
Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
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