Key Features

  • Provides the ideal quick reference through all phases of the orthopaedic examination.
  • Incorporates systematic instructions that detail how to proceed through both routine and atypical situations.
  • Offers current, practical guidance based on the most recent advances in the field.
  • Gives you essential background information and a "What to Do" guide of hints and common mistakes.
  • Organizes information by anatomical region, for on-demand access to the practical advice you need to find.
  • Illustrates discussions thoroughly with a wealth of helpful line diagrams and radiographs.
  • Allows you to review essential orthopaedic terminology in a separate section of the book, so you can cover the information you need, as you need it, without interruption.

Table of Contents

1. History and Examination
2. Examination of the neck and spine
3. Examination of the shoulder
4. Examination of the elbow
5. Examination of the wrist and hand
6. Examination of the hip and pelvis
7. Examination of the knee
8. Examination of the foot and ankle


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© 2006
Churchill Livingstone
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About the editor

Jay Parvizi

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, USA