Key Features

  • Features the expertise of Dr. Bruce Carl Anderson, a world authority on orthopedic practice in primary care.
  • Offers proven, straightforward "how-to's" of arthrocentesis and injection procedures for the most common orthopedic problems.
  • Features detailed descriptions, simple line drawings, and crisp imaging to clearly show every aspect of proper procedure.
  • Presents at-a-glance differential diagnosis and confirmations tables at the beginning of each section.
  • Provides comprehensive appendices, including follow-up procedures and tables for physical therapy, radiology, laboratory tests, and all other support activities.
  • Uses a consistent format for easy reference.

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 Lower Leg

Chapter 12 Foot

Appendices:

1. Physical Therapy Exercises

2. Radiology and Procedures

3. Supports, Braces, and Casts

4. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

5. Injectable corticosteroids

6. Calcium supplements

7. Rheumatology and lab tests

8. Synovial fluid analysis

References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416022053
Electronic ISBN:
9781437710441