Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455725311, 9780323248730

Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Sara Rynders Jennifer Hart
Paperback ISBN: 9781455725311
eBook ISBN: 9780323248730
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 12th April 2013
Page Count: 440


The first reference of its kind designed specifically for PAs, Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is a comprehensive, portable handbook that helps you master orthopaedic physical examination and history taking, imaging interpretation and diagnosis, and treatment strategies - essential knowledge that directly affects your patient care. Authors Sara Rynders and Jennifer Hart present precisely the diagnostic and procedural information you need with this easy-to-use, PA-focused orthopaedic resource!

Key Features

  • Learn how to interpret and correlate lab and diagnostic procedures, reach an accurate diagnosis, formulate effective treatment plans, and implement therapeutic strategies.
  • Quickly grasp pertinent information with brief, bulleted text enhanced with clear diagrams and images.
  • Easily follow the guidelines for each procedure thanks to consistent headings in each chapter and a handy outline format.
  • See how to perform 14 key joint injections with online videos demonstrating elbow joint injection, knee joint injection, medial epicondyle injection, subacromial injection, digital block, and more.
  • Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com.

Table of Contents

1. Spine

2. Shoulder and Humerus

3. Elbow and Forearm

4. Wrist and Hand

5. Pelvis

6. Hip and Femur

7. Knee and Lower Leg

8 Foot and Ankle

9. Pediatrics

10. Orthopaedic Tumors and Masses

11. Splinting and Casting

12. Wound Care


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About the Author

Sara Rynders

Affiliations and Expertise

Physician Assistant, University of Virginia Hand Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia

Jennifer Hart

Affiliations and Expertise

Physician Assistant, University of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia