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Assessment of the Lower Limb

This comprehensive guide to the examination and assessment of the foot and lower limb will appeal to any practitioner with an interest in this part of the body. It thoroughly reviews the stages essential to accurate diagnosis, including descriptions of differential diagnosis and common pathologies. Highly illustrated with consistently presented information throughout, Assessment of the Lower Limb also examines the unique aspects of specific populations such as children, the elderly, and athletes.

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Published: November 2002

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07112-6

Contents

  • PART I: Approaching the Patient
    1. Assessment
    2. The Interview
    3. The Presenting Problem
    4. Clinical Measurements

    PART II: Systems Examination
    5. Medical and Social History
    6. Vascular Assessment
    7. Neurological Assessment
    8. Assessment of the Locomotor System
    9. Assessment of the Skin and Its Appendages
    10. Assessment of the Elderly
    11. Pre- and Post-Operative Assessment
    12. Footwear Assessment

    PART III: Laboratory and Hospital Investigations
    13. Radiographic Assessment
    14. Methods of Analyzing Gait
    15. Laboratory Tests

    PART IV: Specific Client Groups
    16. The Paediatric Patient
    17. The Sports Patient
    18. The Painful Foot
    19. Assessment of the At-Risk Foot

    Index

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