Office Orthopedics for Primary Care: Treatment

By

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

The revised and expanded 3rd Edition of this widely popular text provides proven how-to guidance for the management of 52 of the most common musculoskeletal disorders seen in today's clinical settings, including strains, sprains, overuse injuries, and inflammatory and arthritic conditions. It explains each problem, how a typical patient describes the discomfort, what to look for during the examination, when to request X-rays, and how to draw a sound diagnosis from clinical observations. The text features updated tables of supports, braces, and casts that make it easy to choose the most efficient and cost-effective immobilizers.
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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2206-0

Reviews

“This practical reference book for office orthopaedic conditions will assist the primary care clinician, especially with treatment, rehabilitation, and soft tissue or joint injection.”—Family Medicine, review of the previous edition.



Table of Contents

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

Appendix

Fractures, Medications, Lab Values

References

Index