Musculoskeletal Physical Examination - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323396233, 9780323428361

Musculoskeletal Physical Examination

2nd Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach

Authors: Gerard Malanga Kenneth Mautner
eBook ISBN: 9780323428361
eBook ISBN: 9780323428354
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323396233
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th August 2016
Page Count: 232

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From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians on how to give the most thorough physical examinations by understanding the "why" behind each type of exam. In-depth coverage of today's newest tests and techniques keeps you current in practice, and a new section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides you through difficult areas of examination.

Key Features

  • Provides complete coverage of every musculoskeletal physical examination.
  • Easy-to-use tables summarize and compare the evidence for specificity and sensitivity of each test for each condition.
  • Utilizes over 200 illustrations to clearly depict each test.

Table of Contents

Malanga : Musculoskeletal Physical Exam, An Evidence- Based Approach, 2e



1. Reliability and Validity of Physical Examinations

2. Sensory, Motor, and Reflex Examination

3. Physical Examination of the Cervical Spine

4. Physical Examination of the Shoulder

5. Physical Examination of the Elbow

6. Physical Examination of the Wrist and Hand

7. Physical Examination of the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint

8. Physical Examination of the Pelvis and Hip

9. Physical Examination of the Knee

10. Physical Examinationof the Foot and Ankle


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About the Author

Gerard Malanga

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, West Orange, NJ, USA

Kenneth Mautner

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia