Instant Access to Orthopedic Physical Assessment

By

  • Ronald 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

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.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04533-9


Table of Contents

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


Bibliography

Glossary of Abbreviations

Index