Key Features

  • Written specifically for PTs, this book covers the most common film images you will see in your practice and introduces you to some of the not-so-common images.
  • UNIQUE companion DVD helps you hone your diagnostic imaging skills with high-resolution radiographic images and animations.
  • DVD icons in the book direct you to interactive exercises including ABCs, pathologies, case studies, and quizzes that will enhance your understanding of concepts in the text.
  • Provides you with a “systematic” basis for approaching the interpretation of standard films.
  • The body system approach of the chapters makes it easy to find information specific to a body region.
  • Text edited by highly respected experts in musculoskeletal rehabilitation gives you authoritative guidance on the management of musculoskeletal pathology and injury.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Systematic Analysis Using ABCs

Chapter 3: The Physics of Medical Imaging

Chapter 4: The Cervical Spine

Chapter 5: The Lumbar Spine

Chapter 6: The Hip and Pelvis

Chapter 7: The Knee

Chapter 8: The Leg, Ankle and Foot

Chapter 9: The Shoulder

Chapter 10: The Elbow, Wrist and Hand

Chapter 11: An Introduction to MRI

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455777006
eBook ISBN:
9781416069508
eBook ISBN:
9781455757398
Print ISBN:
9781416029038

About the authors

James Swain

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Rehabilitation Services, Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, ID, USA; Adjunct: Columbia University, Idaho State, Pacific University, University of Montana

Kenneth Bush

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant, Associate Professor and Professor, Pacific University, School of Physical Therapy, Forest Grove, OR, USA

Juliette Brosing

Affiliations and Expertise

Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR