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
eBook ISBN:
9780702050626
Print ISBN:
9780702052477

About the editor

Ben Yates

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Great Western Hospital, Swindon, UK