Office Orthopedics for Primary Care: Diagnosis book cover

Office Orthopedics for Primary Care: Diagnosis

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.

Family Physicans, Internists, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses.

Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2207-7


  • Introduction

    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




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