Key Features

  • Features the expertise of Dr. Bruce Carl Anderson, a world authority on orthopedic practice in primary care.
  • Presents proven "how-to's" of diagnosis for the 52 most common orthopedic problems.
  • Features detailed descriptions and lavish illustrations—with hundreds of color photographs—to show every aspect of proper diagnosis.
  • Provides comprehensive treatment reference tables that list best-practice treatments, procedures, and equipment, such as supports, braces, and casts.
  • Gives cross-references to the companion volume, Office Orthopedics for Primary Care, 3rd Edition.
  • Includes many at-a-glance tables showing diagnostic tips and features, clinical pearls, and differential diagnoses.

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 Foot

Section II Fractures

Chapter 12 Fractures Frequently Encountered in Primary Care

Section III Exercise Instruction Sheets

Chapter 13 Exercise Instructions for Home Physical Therapy

Section IV Supports, Braces, and Casts

Chapter 14 The Most Commonly Used Supports, Braces, and Casts

Appendix

Fractures, Medications, Lab Values

References

Index

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416022077
Electronic ISBN:
9781437710465