Office Orthopedics for Primary Care: Diagnosis


  • Bruce Anderson, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR; Director, Medical Orthopedic Department, Sunnyside Medical Center, Portland, OR

This new companion to Office Orthopedics for Primary Care, 3rd Edition, provides straightforward, in-depth, full-color guidance on the diagnosis of 52 of the most common musculoskeletal problems seen in today's clinical settings. It spells out exactly what to look for during the physical examination and in what sequence, providing readers with the knowledge they need to effectively diagnose these problems. Lavish, full-color photographs and line drawings enhance the text and make concepts easier to understand.
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Family Physicans, Internists, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses.


Book information

  • Published: December 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2207-7

Table of Contents


Section I The 52 Most Common Outpatient Orthopedic Conditions

Chapter 1 Neck

Chapter 2 Shoulder

Chapter 3 Elbow

Chapter 4 Wrist

Chapter 5 Hand

Chapter 6 Chest

Chapter 7 Back

Chapter 8 Hip

Chapter 9 Knee

Chapter 10 Ankle

Chapter 11 Foot

Section II Fractures

Chapter 12 Fractures Frequently Encountered in Primary Care

Section III Exercise Instruction Sheets

Chapter 13 Exercise Instructions for Home Physical Therapy

Section IV Supports, Braces, and Casts

Chapter 14 The Most Commonly Used Supports, Braces, and Casts


Fractures, Medications, Lab Values