Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

2nd Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: Margareta Nordin Gunnar Andersson Malcolm Pope
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323026222
eBook ISBN: 9780323070263
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 12th September 2006
Page Count: 448

Description

Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of this respected reference covers both the theoretical background and the clinical management—as well as the biomechanics and ergonomics—of orthopedic injuries occurring in the workplace.

Key Features

· Emphasizes the prevention of disability.

· Offers expanded coverage of specific disorders · new topics, including whiplash · and a new section on outcome evaluation.

· Includes Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies in every body segment chapter.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Introduction to Epidemiological Concepts in Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 2: Models for Treating Musculoskeletal Disorders: Non-Medical Factors Contributing to Chronicity

PART II: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

Section A: The Spine
Chapter 3: Neck
3a. Epidemiology: Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
3b. Biomechanics of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine
3c. Evaluation
3d. Treatment Options
3e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 4: Lower Back
4a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
4b. Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
4c. Evaluation
4d. Treatment Options
4e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Section B: The Upper Extremity
Chapter 5: Shoulder and Elbow
5a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
5b. Biomechanics of the Shoulder Complex and Elbow
5c. Evaluation
5d. Treatment Options
5e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 6: Wrist and Hand
6a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
6b. Biomechanics of the Wrist and Hand
6c Evaluation
6d. Treatment Options
6e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Section C: The Lower Extremity
Chapter 7: Hip and Knee
7a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
7b. Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity
7c. Evaluation
7d. Treatment Options
7e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
Chapter 8: Ankle and Foot
8a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
8b. Biomechanics of the Ankle and Foot
8c. Evaluation
8d. Treatment Options
8e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies

PART 3: ABILITY EVALUATION

Chapter 9: Functional Capacity Testing
Chapter 10: Disability Evaluation

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323070263
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323026222

About the Author

Margareta Nordin

Affiliations and Expertise

New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Gunnar Andersson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Malcolm Pope

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Aberdeen Head od Department of Bio-Medical Physics and Bio-Engineering, Grampian University Hospitals Forester Hill, Aberdeen, Scotland