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Orthopedic and Athletic Injury Examination Handbook

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F.A. Davis Company

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Stands on its own as an easy-to-carry reference in the clinic. [Its] strengths. . . are its clear diagrams and the table format frequently used to present information. Athletic trainers and physical therapists will find this on-the-field or in-the-clinic handbook a useful reference with clear explanations and diagrams. Advance for Physical Therapists and PT Assistants, review of the 1st Edition. Tap into easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and initial management of specific orthopedic and athletic injuries with the New Edition of this companion to Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, 3rd Edition. From evaluative procedures for palpation and range of motion through neurologic, ligamentous, and special tests, everything you need now in the lab, and later in the field or in the clinic, is here. It a terrific preparation tool for the BOC examination, too. Covers procedures for over 185 special, neurological, ligamentous, and range of motion tests. Features unique palpation photographs with anatomical overlays to identify the underlying structure. Provides precisely illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the correct position of the patient and examiner, the evaluative procedure, positive test results, and implications. Includes tables of bony landmarks, and other useful aids for identifying postural disorders. Illustrates proper measuring techniques.

Table of Contents

The Injury Examination Processp. 1
Examination and Management of Acute Pathologiesp. 21
Evidence-Based Practice in the Diagnostic Processp. 31
Injury Pathology Nomenclaturep. 37
Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Techniquesp. 65
Assessment of Posturep. 77
Evaluation of Gaitp. 105
Foot and Toe Pathologiesp. 117
Ankle and Leg Pathologiesp. 157
Knee Pathologiesp. 191
Patellofemoral Articulation Pathologiesp. 247
Pelvis and Thigh Pathologiesp. 265
Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Pathologiesp. 295
Cervical Spine Pathologiesp. 339
Thoracic, Abdominal, and Cardiopulmonary Pathologiesp. 379
Shoulder and Upper Arm Pathologiesp. 399
Elbow and Forearm Pathologiesp. 461
Wrist, Hand, and Finger Pathologiesp. 485
Eye Pathologiesp. 527
Face and Related Structures Pathologiesp. 539
Head and Cervical Spine Pathologiesp. 553
Environment-Related Conditionsp. 573
Reflex Testingp. 583
Lower Extremity Functional Assessmentp. 593
Referencesp. 596
Indexp. 601
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