Key Features

  • Features the expertise of Dr. Bruce Carl Anderson, a world authority on orthopedic practice in primary care.
  • Presents straightforward, proven "how-tos" for the 52 most common orthopedic problems—20 new to this edition.
  • Offers detailed descriptions and simple but effective anatomical drawings that demonstrate the 37 most effective local injection sites.
  • Features 30 ready-to-copy patient information sheets that show patients how to do rehabilitation exercises.
  • Includes many at-a-glance tables that compare dosages * outline costs * detail the uses of injectable corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and calcium supplements * and show supports, braces, and casts.

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:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437710458
Print ISBN:
9781416022060

About the author

Bruce Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR; Director, Medical Orthopedic Department, Sunnyside Medical Center, Portland, OR