Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb

3rd Edition

Author:

  • Ben Yates
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702050626

    Key Features

    • DVD incorporating videos and illustrations:
      • invaluable footage of assessment techniques
      • downloadable full-colour figures and extra radiological photographs
    • Many new contributors bringing fresh expertise and insights for today’s student
    • All chapters thoroughly rewritten and updated
    • New chapter on functional assessment
    • All-new design
    • Case histories help put learning in context

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Approaching the patient

    *Assessment
    *The assessment interview
    *The presenting problem
    *Health outcome assessment

    Part 2. Systems examination

    *The medical and social history
    *Vascular assessment
    *Neurological assessment
    *Dermatological assessment
    *Footwear assessment
    *Musculoskeletal assessment:
    A. Orthopaedic assessment of the lower limb
    B. Functional assessment

    Part 3. Laboratory and hospital investigations

    *Methods of analysing gait
    *Diagnostic imaging
    *Laboratory tests

    Part 4. Specific client groups

    *Assessment of the paediatric patient
    *Assessment of the sports patient
    *Assessment of the older person
    *The painful foot
    *Assessment of the at-risk foot
    *Assessment of the surgical patient

    DVD:

    *Vascular assessment
    *Neurological assessment
    (Musculoskeletal assessment
    *Diagnostic imaging
    *The painful foot
    *The at-risk foot
    *Image library

    Details

    No. of pages:
    584
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702050626